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- n. Plural form of calcaneus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of calcaneum.
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The demon was the first to recover, and he too leapt the fence, though not quite as gracefully as his predecessors, for he placed one hand on a post and swung over rather than merely relying on his gastrovenia and tendo calcanea.
Possesses the general characteristics of _Rhinolophus_, but the tail and calcanea wanting entirely; the intercrural membrane acutely emarginate to the depth of a line even with the knees; ears large, broad and rounded; the summit of the facial membranes rising abruptly, obtusely bifid, bent forward; fur long, delicately fine.