from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The omasum.
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- n. An omasum
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The third stomach of ruminants. See manyplies.
- n. The lyra of the brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as psalter.
- n. Same as psaltery, 1.
- n. In zoology, the third division of the stomach of a typical ruminant, between the reticulum or honeycomb and the abomasum; the omasum: also called manyplies, from the numerous folds of mucous membrane which nearly fill the interior.
- n. In anatomy: The lyra of the fornix.
- n. The pectunculus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
Late Latin psaltērium, psalter (so called because when slit open its folds fall apart like the leaves of a book); see Psalter.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)