HyperDic: spicule

English > 1 sense of the word spicule:
NOUNbodyspicule, spiculumsmall pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
English > spicule: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningsmall pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals.
Synonymspiculum
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
Spanishespícula, spiculum
Catalanespícula, spiculum

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