Other Word Forms of Coccyx
Origin of Coccyx
From Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kokkuks, “cuckoo”), referring to the curved shape of a cuckoo's beak when viewed from the side.
New Latin coccȳx from Greek kokkūx cuckoo, coccyx (from its resemblance to a cuckoo's beak)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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