Latin, diminutive of surus branch, stake; akin to Old English swēr, swēor pillar, column, Middle High German swir stake, pole, Greek herma prop, support, Sanskrit svaru stake
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“Surculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surculus. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
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