Words Like ACICULA

We have put together a list of words that are similar to ACICULA.

2 Alternative Words Similar to acicula

1 Part Noun      Synonym Words Like Part
2 Piece Noun      Synonym Words Like Piece

9 definitions of acicula

1 A needle, pin, or bodkin, of wood or bone, used by Roman women as a hair-pin. It was not smaller than an acus (which see), but of inferior material.
2 A spine or prickle of an animal or plant. Also called acicle.
3 A name applied to several genera of gastropods, and retained for the representative genus of the family Aciculidæ, inhabiting Europe. A. fusca is the best-known form.
4 A genus of worms.
5 Plural of aciculum.
6 In botany: The bristle-like prolongation of the rachilla of a grass-spike.
7 A tooth-like process in the hymenium of certain fungi.
8 One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.
9 a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal
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