animalculum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n animalculum microscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Animalculum An animalcule.Animalculæ, as if from a Latin singular animalcula, is a barbarism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n animalculum An animalcule.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Animalcule

Usage

In literature:

Animalculum (plural, animalcula) is used with the same meaning.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
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