sicula

noun sic·u·la \ˈsikyələ\

Definition of sicula

plural

siculae

\-ˌlē\
  1. :  the conical chitinous skeleton of the initial zooid of a colony of graptolites

sicular

\-lə(r)\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sicula

New Latin, from Latin, small dagger, diminutive of sica dagger — more at sicarius


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