Falx definition

fălks, fôlks
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A sickle-shaped anatomical structure.
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A sickle-shaped anatomical structure.
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A short Dacian sword that resembles a sickle.
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(anatomy) A curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum, especially one of the partition-like folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
falx
Plural:
falxes

Origin of falx

  • Latin sickle

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

  • From Latin

    From Wiktionary