punctum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n punctum (anatomy) a point or small area
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Punctum A point.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n punctum In zoology and anatomy, a point; a dot; a pit; a papilla; some little place, as if a mere point, in any way distinguished.
    • n punctum [capitalized] In conchology, a genus of geophilous pulmonate gastropods, type of the family Punctidæ: so called on account of its minute size.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Punctum pungk′tum (anat.) a point, dot
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a point

Usage

In literature:

God will not fail to assist us also in the future, punctum!
"Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician" by Frederick Niecks
Omne tulit punctum qui miscuit utile dulci.
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
Fructus elliptico-oblongus, subuncialis, hinc a basi ad styli punctum linea tenui exsculptus, unilocularis, unisporus.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Omne tulit punctum qui miscuit utile dulci.
"Thackeray" by Anthony Trollope
Punctum finis distitit a verticali ad Ortum 143 gr.
"Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666" by Various
OMNE TULIT PUNCTUM QUI MISCUIT UTILE DULCI (L.), he scored every point who combined the useful with the sweet.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Omne tulit punctum qui miscuit utile dulce.
"The Teaching and Cultivation of the French Language in England during Tudor and Stuart Times" by Kathleen Lambley
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In news:

Ocular Therapeutix Commences Pilot Phase II Travoprost Punctum Plug Study for the Treatment of Glaucoma.
Ocular Therapeutix Commences Pilot Phase II Travoprost Punctum Plug Study for the Treatment of Glaucoma.
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