nucha

noun nu·cha \ˈn(y)ükə\

Definition of nucha

plural

nuchae

\-üˌkē\
  1. 1a obsolete :  spinal cord b :  nape

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of nucha

Medieval Latin, nape, from Arabic nukhāʽ spinal marrow


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