6 Definitions of Velum

The meaning of the word velum, the definition of Velum:

n. - Curtain or covering; -- applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate. See under Palate.

n. - See Veil, n., 3 (b).

n. - A thin membrane surrounding the sporocarps of quillworts Isoetes).

n. - A veil-like organ or part.

n. - The circular membrane that partially incloses the space beneath the umbrella of hydroid medusae.

n. - A delicate funnel-like membrane around the flagellum of certain Infusoria. See Illust. a of Protozoa.

The word "velum" uses 5 letters: E L M U V

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l - vellum   o - volume  

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el elm em emu leu lev lm lum luv lv me mel ml mu mule um

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