Spiracle

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English

Etymology

Latin spiraculum, from spirare ‘breathe’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈspɪrəkəl/

Noun

Spiracle (plural Spiracles)
  1. A pore or opening used (especially by spiders and some fish) for breathing.
  2. The blowhole of a whale.

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Anagrams

cs:spiracle fr:spiracle io:spiracle my:spiracle pl:spiracle ru:spiracle ta:spiracle vi:spiracle

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