hamulus

noun
ham·​u·​lus | \ ˈham-yə-ləs How to pronounce hamulus (audio) \
plural hamuli\ ˈham-​yə-​ˌlī How to pronounce hamuli (audio) , -​ˌlē \

Definition of hamulus

: a hook or hooked process (as of a bone)

First Known Use of hamulus

circa 1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hamulus

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of hamus hook

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The first known use of hamulus was circa 1751

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“Hamulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hamulus. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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hamulus

noun
ham·​u·​lus | \ ˈham-yə-ləs How to pronounce hamulus (audio) \
plural hamuli\ -​ˌlī How to pronounce hamuli (audio) , -​ˌlē How to pronounce hamuli (audio) \

Medical Definition of hamulus

: a hook or hooked process

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