surculus

noun sur·cu·lus \ˈsərkyələs\

Definition of surculus

plural

surculi

\-yəˌlī\
  1. :  sucker 3a

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Origin and Etymology of 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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