Pronounced: en-TOP-tick, adj

Notes: I may have run across this word in reading, but I could not recall the definition

Yesterday’s word

The word fascicle means

  • a section of a book or set of books published in installments as separate pamphlets or volumes
  • a small bundle, tight cluster, or the like
  • (in botany) a close cluster, as of flowers or leaves
  • (in anatomy) a small bundle or nerve or muscle fibers
First usage

Our word came into English in the late 1400s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word fasciculus, which is the diminutive of fascis (bundle; pack).

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Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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