COXAE

COXA

hip, hip joint, coxa, articulatio coxae

(noun) the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

coxae

plural of coxa

Source: Wiktionary


COXA

Cox"a (kks"), n. Etym: [L., the hip.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: The first joint of the leg of an insect or crustacean.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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HUMANIST

(noun) an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans


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Coffee Trivia

In 1511, leaders in Mecca believed coffee stimulated radical thinking and outlawed the drink. In 1524, the leaders overturned that order, and people could drink coffee again.

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