plica

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, from Latin plicare (to fold)

Noun[edit]

plica (plural plicas or plicae)

  1. A fold or crease, especially of skin or other tissue.
  2. Polish plait, plica polonica, or plica neuropatica; a disease of the hair in which it becomes twisted and matted together.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)
  3. (botany) A diseased state in plants in which there is an excessive development of small entangled twigs, instead of ordinary branches.
  4. (zoology) The bend of the wing of a bird.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

plica f (plural pliche)

  1. (anatomy) plica, fold

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

plicā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of plicō