falcula

noun
fal·​cu·​la | \ ˈfalkyələ, ˈfȯl- \
plural -s

Definition of falcula

: a curved and sharp-pointed claw or process (as of a cat) specifically : the cerebral falx

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History and Etymology for falcula

Latin, literally, small sickle, diminutive of falc-, falx sickle

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“Falcula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falcula. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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