noun spic·u·lum \-ləm\

Definition of spiculum



  1. 1 :  any of various small spicular organs (such as the spines of an echinoderm, the dart of various snails, or a copulatory bristle on a nematode)

  2. 2 :  spicule

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Origin and Etymology of spiculum

Latin, small sharp organ or part, sting, arrowhead, arrow

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