corbicula

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noun cor·bic·u·la \kȯr-ˈbi-kyə-lə\

Definition of corbicula

plural

corbiculae

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Origin and Etymology of corbicula

Late Latin, diminutive of Latin corbis basket


First Known Use: 1816

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