turricula

noun tur·ric·u·la \(ˌ)təˈrikyələ\

Definition of turricula

plural

turriculae

\-yəˌlē\
  1. :  a utensil or ornament (as a candlestick) shaped like a tower

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Origin and Etymology of turricula

New Latin, from Latin, small tower, diminutive of turris tower


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