noun, plural spicula
[spik-yuh-luh] /ˈspɪk yə lə/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
a small, needlelike body, part, process, or the like.
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
another word for spicule (sense 1)
adjective, spicier, spiciest. 1. seasoned with or containing spice: a spicy salad dressing. 2. characteristic or suggestive of spice. 3. of the nature of or resembling spice. 4. abounding in or yielding spices. 5. aromatic or fragrant. 6. piquant or pungent: spicy criticism. 7. of a slightly improper or risqué nature; somewhat sexy: a spicy […]
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noun 1. (Ulster, informal, derogatory) a young working-class man who dresses in casual sports clothes
noun 1. Geometry. a solid geometric figure generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter; a round body whose surface is at all points equidistant from the center. Equation: x 2 + y 2 + z 2 = r 2 . the surface of such a figure; a spherical surface. 2. any rounded […]