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[te-lah] /ˈtɛ lɑ/
a seaport in N Honduras. Unabridged
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noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
(anatomy) any delicate tissue or weblike structure
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from New Latin, from Latin: a web
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tela te·la (tē'lə)
n. pl. te·lae (-lē)

  1. A thin weblike structure.

  2. A tissue, especially of delicate formation.

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