cotyle definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of cup-shaped organs in various pets
    • Pl. cotylæ (-lē). In Greek antiquity: a little drinking- or dipping-vessel, the exact kind of which can be unsure.
    • An ancient Greek product of capacity, different from fewer than half a pint to a quart, united states of america (old wine) measure.
    • In physiology and zoology, a cup-like hole; an acetabulum.
    • any one of a few cup-shaped body organs in a variety of pets
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In ornithology, an erroneous type of Cotile.
    • Pl. cotylæ (-lē). In Greek antiquity: A small drinking- or dipping-vessel, the actual kind of that will be uncertain.
    • an old Greek unit of capability, differing from fewer than half a pint to a quart, US (old wine) measure.
    • In anatomy and zoology, a cup-like cavity; an acetabulum.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In ornithology, an erroneous type of Cotile.

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