Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, the cross-bone of the syrinx; the gristly or bony bar across the lower end of the windpipe, at the point where the trachea forks into right and left bronchi.

Etymologies

Latin, a bolt. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Use of pessulus can be useful on computers that are open to use by everyone, e.g. in an internet cafe. pessulus is included in the GNOME admin suite since GNOME 2.14.

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  • pessulus 2.30.0 pessulus is a lockdown editor for GNOME, written in python. pessulus project is a lockdown editor for GNOME, written in python. pessulus enables administrators to set mandatory settings in GConf.

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