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- n. An angle, a corner, such as the angular portion of the stomach between the lesser curvature and the pylorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, an angle: used in phrases like angulus oris, the corner of the mouth; angulus mandibulæ, the angle of the mandible or lower jaw-bone; angulus costæ, the angle of a rib.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of mollusks.
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The Latin name angulus Ludovici is not infrequently mistranslated into English as the angle of Ludwig.
O si angulus ille proximus accedat, qui nunc deformat agellum.
“Ille praeter omnes angulus ridet,” muttered little
_Haemum_ is similarly the transmitted reading at _Met_ VI 87 (of the tapestry created by Minerva) 'Threiciam Rhodopen habet angulus unus et _Haemon_' and _Met_ X 76-77 (of Orpheus) 'in altam/se recipit
(Gr. [Greek: koilae], a hollow) or _angulus lunularis_, biconcave.
ANGULATE (Lat. _angulus_, an angle), shaped with corners or angles; an adjective used in botany and zoology for the shape of stems, leaves and wings.
The superior border is oval and articulates with the manubrium, the junction of the two forming the sternal angle (angulus Ludovici19).
"Guide to Good Usage"  or "One Hundred Words Mispronounced," warns his readers against masclus and anglus for masculus and angulus.
For its use in confections this will suffice from the "Apparatus Plantarum" of Laurembergius, 1632: "In re familiari vix ullus est telluris habitatus angulus ubi non sit Croci quotodiana usurpatio, aspersi vel incocti cibis."
For this was clearly the 'angulus iste,' the nook which 'restored him to himself' -- this the lovely spot which his steward longed to exchange for the slums of Rome.
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