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Meaning of ANIMALCULUM

Pronunciation:  `anu'malkyulum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  microscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium
 

ANIMALCULUM is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: animalcule
 
 See Also: being, organism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`i*mal"cu*lum\, n.; pl. {Animalcula}. [NL. See
{Animalcule}.]
An animalcule.

Note: Animalcul[ae], as if from a Latin singular animalcula,
      is a barbarism.

 

 

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