Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A saccule.
  • noun Synonyms See sac.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A little sac; esp., a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

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  • noun obsolete A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body.
  • noun anatomy, biology A small sac.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)

Etymologies

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From Latin sacculus.

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