animalcular

adjective

an·​i·​mal·​cu·​lar
¦anə¦malkyələ(r)
variants or less commonly animalculine
-kyəˌlīn,
-lə̇n
or animalculous
-ləs
: of, relating to, or resembling animalcules

Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of animalcular was in 1748

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“Animalcular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/animalcular. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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