Spiraculum

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Spiraculum :—pl. Spirac′ula
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spiraculum, formed as a double dim. from spirāre, to breathe.

Usage

In literature:

Cuncta in quibus spiraculum vitae est, mortua sunt.
"The Dance of Death" by Hans Holbein
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