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cupule definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny cup-shaped framework or organ, like the glass during the base of an acorn or one of the suckers on the feet of specific flies.
    • Any tiny structure shaped like a cup, such as in the base of an acorn, and/or sucker on feet of some flies
    • A cuplet or little cup, at the time of the acorn; the husk or bur of filbert, chestnut, etc.
    • A sucker or acetabulum.
    • a tiny cup-shaped depression, like in rock.
    • In botany: a kind of involucre, occurring in the oak, beech, chestnut, and hazel, composed of bracts that fresh fruit cohere into a type of glass. In fungi, a receptacle shaped like the cup of an acorn, like in Peziza.
    • In entomology, just a little cup-shaped organ; especially, among sucking-disks regarding the reduced surface for the tarsi of certain aquatic beetles.
    • Also cupula.
    • cup-shaped construction of hardened bracts at base of an acorn
    • a sucker regarding the foot of certain flies
    • a little cup-shaped construction or organ, for instance the glass in the base of an acorn or among the suckers on foot of certain flies.
    • Any tiny structure shaped like a cup, including at base of an acorn, or even the sucker on foot of some flies
    • A cuplet or small glass, as of the acorn; the husk or bur of this filbert, chestnut, etc.
    • A sucker or acetabulum.
    • a little cup-shaped depression, such as rock.
    • In botany: a kind of involucre, occurring in the oak, beech, chestnut, and hazel, composed of bracts that fresh fruit cohere into a kind of glass. In fungi, a receptacle shaped such as the cup an acorn, as with Peziza.
    • In entomology, somewhat cup-shaped organ; particularly, among sucking-disks regarding the reduced area associated with tarsi of specific aquatic beetles.
    • Also cupula.
    • cup-shaped framework of hardened bracts on base of an acorn
    • a sucker on feet of particular flies
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