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1funicular

adjective fu·nic·u·lar \fy-ˈni-kyə-lər, fə-\

Definition of FUNICULAR

1
:  having the form of or associated with a cord usually under tension
2
[New Latin funiculus] :  of, relating to, or being a funiculus
3
:  of, relating to, or being a funicular <a funicular system>

Origin of FUNICULAR

Latin funiculus
First Known Use: 1664

2funicular

noun

: a railway going up and down a mountain that carries people in cars pulled by a moving cable

Full Definition of FUNICULAR

:  a cable railway ascending a mountain; especially :  one in which an ascending car counterbalances a descending car

First Known Use of FUNICULAR

1911

Rhymes with FUNICULAR

funicular

adjective fu·nic·u·lar \fy-ˈnik-yə-lər, fə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUNICULAR

:  of, relating to, or being a funiculus

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