Patellula
Patellula Pa*tel"lu*la, n.; pl. {Patellul[ae]}. [NL., dim. of L. patella. See {Patella}.] (Zo["o]l.) A cuplike sucker on the feet of certain insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • patellula — pa·tel·lu·la …   English syllables

  • patellula — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Patellulae — Patellula Pa*tel lu*la, n.; pl. {Patellul[ae]}. [NL., dim. of L. patella. See {Patella}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A cuplike sucker on the feet of certain insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Näpfchen — Näpfchen, 1) kleiner Napf; 2) (Patella), bei Flechten flaches, mit einem Samenlager bedecktes, aus einer eigenen Substanz gebildetes Fruchtlager; 3) (Patellula), kreisförmiges, offenes, erhabenes, mit eigenem Rande umgebenes Fruchtlager, in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • patellate — elə̇t, eˌlāt adjective Etymology: patella + ate : having a patella or patellula : patelliform …   Useful english dictionary

  • patellulate — yələ̇t, yəˌlāt adjective Etymology: New Latin patellula + English ate : having patellulae …   Useful english dictionary

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