corbicula

corbicula

[kawr-bik-yuh-luh]
noun, plural corbiculae [kawr-bik-yuh-lee] .

Origin:
1810–20; < Neo-Latin, little basket; see corbeil

corbiculate [kawr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt] , adjective
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corbicula (kɔːˈbɪkjʊlə)
 
n , pl -lae
the technical name for pollen basket
 
[C19: from Late Latin, diminutive of Latin corbis basket]

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