from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vorticella.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An infusorian animalcule of the family Vorticellidæ.;⟩ a bell-animalcule.


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  • There is a cell in my brain as yet filled with nothing; but there is commotion, an eddy, like that of the vorticel which is drawing thither its destined deposits.

    Confessions of Boyhood


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