a plural of capotasto.
Botany. forming or shaped like a head or dense cluster. Biology. having an enlarged or swollen, headlike termination. Historical Examples Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith Botany for Ladies Jane Loudon The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States Asa Gray Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn Botany for Ladies Jane […]
the largest and central bone of the carpus, articulating with the second, third, and fourth metacarpal bones.
a numbering or assessing by the head. a poll tax. a fee or payment of a uniform amount for each person. Historical Examples The Inhabitants of the Philippines Frederic H. Sawyer The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 Various A History of Giggleswick School Edward Allen Bell Cyprus Franz von Lher The Story of […]
noun (pl) -la (-lə) (anatomy) an enlarged knoblike structure at the end of a bone that forms an articulation with another bone; capitulum Historical Examples The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell Gilbertus Anglicus Henry Ebenezer Handerson