from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small zone, as of a ligament.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A little zone, or girdle; a zonula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little zone, or girdle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little zone, belt, or band; a zonula.

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

  • n. small beltlike zone


From zonula, probably influenced by diminutive suffix -uleĀ ("diminutive suffix"). (Wiktionary)



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