Tabula Tab"u*la, n.; pl. {Tabul[ae]}. [L.] 1. A table; a tablet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids. [1913 Webster]

{Tabula rasa}[L.], a smoothed tablet; hence, figuratively, the mind in its earliest state, before receiving impressions from without; -- a term used by Hobbes, Locke, and others, in maintaining a theory opposed to the doctrine of innate ideas. [1913 Webster]

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