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spicula

[ spik-yuh-luh ]
/ ˈspɪk yə lə /
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noun, plural spic·u·lae [spik-yuh-lee]. /ˈspɪk yəˌli/.
a spicule.
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Origin of spicula

1740–50; <New Latin spīcula,Medieval Latin, equivalent to Latin spīc(a) ear of grain + -ula-ule
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