animalcule animalcule

Definition(s):

  • (n) microscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium

Usage(s):

  1. Malaria's cause is known: a tiny animalcule injected by a mosquito's sting.
  2. The crablike animalcule is most at home burrowing under the skins of people who do not wash much.
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