Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fasciole of a spatangoid sea urchin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fasciole of a spatangoid sea urchin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In echinoderms, a fasciole; a sort of lesser ambulacrum (having, however, nothing to do with the ambulacral organs proper), consisting of a band of minute close-set tubercles which bear ciliated clubbed spines. Semitæ are characteristic of the spatangoid sea-urchins. See also cut under Spatangoida.

Etymologies

Latin, a path. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another item in the Mexican sandwich repertoire is the cemita (sometimes spelled "semita") a popular regional treat in Central Mexico.

    A Meal in a Sandwich: Tortas, Cemitas, Pambazos

  • Dipping my half of the semita into the lush creamy brown beverage, I take a taste.

    Visiting Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage City

  • Finally, in front of a small taqueria where meats and vegetables are sizzling on two huge comales, she sees the semita we want.

    Visiting Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage City

  • Liliana, who is from Puerto Vallarta but now lives in Chicago, speaks flawless English and Spanish (and passable Mandarin but that is a different story), has talked to all the meson's personnel in search of the best sweet tamales, semita (bread) and taquerías.

    Visiting Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage City

  • She tells me that, as young girls, she and her sisters would buy semita to dip into cups of chocolate caliente (hot chocolate) before going to bed.

    Visiting Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage City

  • But the semita Liliana wants and remembers isn't up to snuff here and so after paying, we're back out on the streets, taking more twists and turns.

    Visiting Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage City

  • Fit iterum cerastes in semita que quos fideles repperit et sese ad precepti celestis angusta itinera constringens non solum nequitia callide persuasionis impedit sed etiam terrore potestatis premit et in persecutionis angore post beneficia ficte dulcedinis, exercet cornua potestatis.

    Sigh. WMAM.

  • Colubri enim et cerasti nomine diabolus uel antichristus significatur ut est illud quod Iacob patriarcha de Dan filio sua prophetauit dicens: Fiat Dan coluber in uia et cerastes in semita mordet ungulas equi et cadet ascensat eius retro.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Desconfio que isso seja apenas a ponta do iceberg,de forma que tudo bem,dando o braço a torcer,já que citei apenas três indivíduos,declaro – não sou anti-semita,e se por acaso vier alguém para me defender de difamadores,declaro antes:esta é a MINHA LUTA,e é por isso que vou perder meus ataques de riso.

    Harold Bloom, literary lion, loses his shit on Potter fans…again « raincoaster

  • Ah,é claro…antes de me taxarem de anti-semita por eu simplesmente nunca ter conseguido me dedicar a escola como um CDF para enriquecer em um emprego após um curso de Engenharia ou coisa que o valha,queria que Edson Schneider me perdisse perdão pelo ataque histérico que ele teve após eu rabiscar um poema em um cartão retirado de uma pilha de cartões sobre o balcão,aos berros de Umberto, isso custa dinheiro!

    Harold Bloom, literary lion, loses his shit on Potter fans…again « raincoaster

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