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1. a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot, as in the game of darts
2. Zoology a slender pointed structure, as in snails for aiding copulation or in nematodes for penetrating the host's tissues
any of various tropical and semitropical marine fish
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The vertical element shaped like an arrow in between the egg-shaped motif in the egg-and-dart molding.
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A small sclerotized structure ejected from the dart sac of certain snails into the body of another individual as a stimulant before copulation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
egg and dart, echinus, egg and anchor, egg and arrow, egg and tongue
echinus moldings and also on bands. In the egg-and-anchor, egg-and-arrow, and egg-and-tongue moldings, the dartlike ornament is varied in form.An egg-shaped ornament alternating with a dart-like ornament, used to enrich ovolo and
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Dartium and dart2js
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