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NounAcetabulum (plural acetabula or acetabulums)
- (Roman Antiquities) a vinegar cup;
- (Roman Antiquities) the socket of the hipbone;
- (Roman Antiquities) a measure of about one eighth of a pint
- (anatomy) The bony cup which receives the head of the thigh bone.
- (anatomy) The cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted at its articulation with the body.
- (anatomy) A sucker of the sepia or cuttlefish and related animals.
- (anatomy) The large posterior sucker of the leeches.
- (anatomy) One of the lobes of the placenta in ruminating animals.
Roman Antiquities: about one eighth of a pint
Anatomy: bony cup that receives the head of the thigh bone
Anatomy: Cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted
Anatomy: Sucker of the sepia or cuttlefish
Anatomy: The large posterior sucker of the leeches
Anatomy: One of the lobes of the placenta in the ruminating animals
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From acētum (“vinegar”)
- A shallow cup for vinegar; acetabulum.
- Any cup-shaped vessel.
- (anatomy, la) The socket of the hipbone.
- (botany, la) The cup of a flower.
- accusative singular of acētābulum
- vocative singular of acētābulum