Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Again: formerly used like encore (which see).
  • n. In zoology, one of the anchor-shaped calcareous spicules which are attached to and protrude from the flat perforated calcareous plates in the integument of echinoderms of the genus Synapta. They are used in locomotion.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.