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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal.

Usage examples (9)
  • SNAIL'S TALES: Cecilioides acicula: a tiny invader from Europe skip to main
  • The land snail Cecilioides acicula Family Ferussaciidae, a native of Europe, has been introduced to other parts of the world, including the U.S.
  • Cecilioides acicula from Shenandoah County, Virginia, U.S.A.
  • Cecilioides acicula: a tiny invader from Europe for more
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