Costa meaning

kŏstə
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A rib or a riblike part, such as the midrib of a leaf or a thickened anterior vein or margin of an insect's wing.
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(anat.) A rib.
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A rib or a riblike part, such as the midrib of a leaf or a thickened anterior vein or margin of an insect's wing.
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A rib or a riblike part, such as the midrib of a leaf or a thickened anterior vein or margin of an insect's wing.
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(anatomy) A rib.
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(biology) A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.
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A riblike part, as the thickened fore edge of an insect's wing or the central vein of a leaf.
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Origin of costa

  • Latin kost- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin costa (cognate with coast).

    From Wiktionary