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corbicula

[kawr-bik-yuh-luh] /kɔrˈbɪk yə lə/
noun, plural corbiculae
[kawr-bik-yuh-lee] /kɔrˈbɪk yəˌli/ (Show IPA)
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Neo-Latin, little basket; see corbeil
Related forms
corbiculate
[kawr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /kɔrˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for corbiculae

corbicula

/kɔːˈbɪkjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː)
1.
the technical name for pollen basket
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin, diminutive of Latin corbis basket
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