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Word of the Day 08/27/19 Fascicle

Fascicle (noun)
fascicle [ fas-i-kuh?l ]


noun
1. a section of a book or set of books being published in installments as separate pamphlets or volumes.
2. a small bundle, tight cluster, or the like.
3. Botany. a close cluster, as of flowers or leaves.
4. Anatomy. a small bundle of nerve or muscle fibers.

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Origin: 1490–1500; < Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis. See fasces, -cle

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FASCICLE
The measures in use were of a very primitive description, chiefly the fascicle and the pugil.
THE MYSTERY AND ROMANCE OF ALCHEMY AND PHARMACY|CHARLES JOHN SAMUEL THOMPSON

The name Phacelia is from a Greek word signifying a fascicle, or bunch, and refers to the fascicled or clustered flower-racemes.
THE WILD FLOWERS OF CALIFORNIA: THEIR NAMES, HAUNTS, AND HABITS|MARY ELIZABETH PARSONS

The variations are mainly in the number of leaves in the fascicle.
THE GENUS PINUS|GEORGE RUSSELL SHAW

The collar with a dark area ventrad and also dorsad of the fascicle.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, VOL. 11. NO. 1.|VARIOUS

It can be recognized at once by the connate leaves that form the fascicle or by the remarkable stout curved peduncle of its cone.
THE GENUS PINUS|GEORGE RUSSELL SHAW

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