Trachea Tra"che*a, n.; pl. {Trache[ae]}. [NL.,from L. trachia, Gr. trachei^a (sc. ? windpipe), from ? rough, rugged: cf. F. trach['e]e.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The windpipe. See Illust. of {Lung}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the respiratory tubes of insects and arachnids. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) One of the large cells in woody tissue which have spiral, annular, or other markings, and are connected longitudinally so as to form continuous ducts. [1913 Webster]

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