surculus

noun
sur·​cu·​lus | \ ˈsərkyələs\
plural surculi\ -​yəˌlī \

Definition of surculus

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History and Etymology for surculus

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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