sicula

noun
sic·​u·​la | \ ˈsikyələ \
plural siculae\ -​ˌlē \

Definition of sicula

: the conical chitinous skeleton of the initial zooid of a colony of graptolites

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Other Words from sicula

sicular \ -​lə(r) \ adjective

History and Etymology for sicula

New Latin, from Latin, small dagger, diminutive of sica dagger

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“Sicula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sicula. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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