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costa

noun cos·ta \ˈkäs-tə\
plural cos·tae \-(ˌ)tē, -ˌtī\

Definition of COSTA

1
:  1rib 1a
2
:  a part (as the midrib of a leaf or the anterior vein of an insect wing) that resembles a rib
cos·tal \-təl\ adjective
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Origin of COSTA

Latin — more at coast
First Known Use: circa 1771

Rhymes with COSTA

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costa

noun cos·ta \ˈkäs-tə\
plural cos·tae \-(ˌ)tē, -ˌtī\

Medical Definition of COSTA

:  rib

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