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lacuna

la·cu·na

lacuna

 
 
pronunciation:
l kyu n
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: lacunae, lacunas
definition 1: a gap or omitted part.
The manuscript of the Elizabethan play is riddled with lacunae, presenting a challenge for any publisher.
similar words:
gap
definition 2: in anatomy, a small pit or cavity.
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derivation: lacunal (adj.)