noun, plural spic·u·lae [spik-yuh-lee]. /ˈspɪk yəˌli/.
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Origin of spicula
Words nearby spicula
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Sed et spicula, qu in eam coniecta fuerant, eluso mittentis conatu lsionis irrita resultabant.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
She looked at Cromwell and thanked him for the warning, 'quia spicula praevisa minus laedunt.'The Fifth Queen|Ford Madox Ford
The spicula are aggregated in a very condensed layer on the surface of the large calymma.
The radiate spicula commonly with three or four, rarely five or six, unequal rays, straight or curved.
This large species is distinguished by the very irregular form and size of the spicula.