adjective see lacuna

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lacunate — lacu·nate …   English syllables

  • lacunate — ləˈk(y)üˌnāt, ˈlakyəˌn adjective Etymology: New Latin lacuna + English ate : lacunary …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lacuna — noun (plural lacunae; also lacunas) Etymology: Latin, pool, pit, gap more at lagoon Date: 1652 1. a blank space or a missing part ; gap < the evident lacunae in his story Shirley Hazzard >; also deficiency 1 < despite all these …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lacuna — [lə kju:nə] noun (plural lacunae ni: or lacunas) 1》 a gap or missing portion. 2》 Anatomy a cavity or depression, especially in bone. Derivatives lacunal adjective lacunar adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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