animalcule

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animalcule

, animalculum
a microscopic animal such as an amoeba or rotifer
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These breeders learned to feed the goldfish with a kind of red animalcula (.
At o quam aegre temperaret a risu vel ipse, si in vivis esset, Heraclitus, si forte hosce cerneret, si Diis placet, Oratorculos, quos paulo ante audiverit cothurnato EuriDidis Oreste, aut furibundo sub mortem Hercule grandiora eructantes, exhausto tandem vocularum quarendam tenuissimo penu, posito incedere supercilio, aut retractis introrsum Cornibus, velut animalcula quaedam abrepere.