Tricurvate
Tricurvate Tri*cur"vate (tr[-i]*k[^u]r"v[asl]t), a. [Pref. tri- + curvate.] (Zo["o]l.) Curved in three directions; as, a tricurvate spicule (see Illust. of {Spicule}). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • tricurvate — tricube, tricurvate see tri 4 a, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spicule — Spic ule, n. [L. spiculum a little point, a dart.] 1. A minute, slender granule, or point. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Spicula}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) Any small calcareous or siliceous body found in the tissues of various… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tricube — tricube, tricurvate see tri 4 a, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”