nucha

noun
nu·cha | \ ˈn(y)ükə \
plural nuchae\-üˌkē \

Definition of nucha 

1a obsolete : spinal cord

b : nape

2 [ New Latin, from Medieval Latin, nape ] : the hind part of the thorax of an insect bearing the petiole of the abdomen

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History and Etymology for nucha

Medieval Latin, nape, from Arabic nukhāʽ spinal marrow

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