precava

noun
pre·​cava | \ (ˈ)prē+ \
plural precavae

Definition of precava

2 : either of a pair of veins in a squid that passes through the kidney and enters the branchial heart of the same side of the body

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precaval \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for precava

New Latin, from pre- + cava

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“Precava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precava. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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