navicular

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English[edit]

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From Latin navicularis

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navicular (comparative more navicular, superlative most navicular)

  1. Shaped like a boat.
  2. Relating to boats.
    • 1874, The Canadian Monthly and National Review (volume 5, page 469)
      Sooth to say, as far so[sic] workmanship alone went, there was much to be desired. Vessels that went "home," looking as if "they'd grow'd in the'oods" — to quote British Jack's description — could not but provoke unfavourable opinion upon our navicular art as a whole.

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Noun[edit]

navicular (plural naviculars)

  1. (anatomy) A navicular bone.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin nāviculāris (boat shaped), from Latin nāvicula, diminutive of nāvis (ship), from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us.

Noun[edit]

navicular m (plural naviculares)

  1. (anatomy) navicular bone

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

navicular (plural naviculares)

  1. navicular

Noun[edit]

navicular m (plural naviculares)

  1. navicular bone