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Word of the Day – Acicula

By February 13, 2024Word of the Day

Acicula (noun)

as-ik-yu-la

A needlelike part; spine, bristle, or needlelike crystal.

1875–80; New Latin, Late Latin, alteration of acucula ornamental pin, equivalent to Latin acu-, stem of acus needle

Example sentences

“The only way these crystals are going to heal me is if I smash the acicula on the face of the next person who annoys me.”

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