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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A microscopic creature.

Usage examples (30)
  • The animalcule was only visible under a microscope.
  • For instance, there is the word animalcule (plural animalcules), also written animalculum (plural animalcula).
  • The microscope cannot find the animalcule which is less perfect for being little.
  • These movements are termed amoebiform, because they quite resemble the movements of a small animalcule which is named amoeba. for more
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