nubecula


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nu·bec·u·la

(nū-bek'yū-lă),
A faint cloud or cloudiness.
[L. dim. of nubes, cloud]
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The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds appear on this chart, too (next to the figures for Dorado and Hydrus), but Bayer gave them their 17th-century names of Nubecula Major and Nubecula Minor, respectively.
herbida (Gundlach, 1889) Brechmorhoga nubecula (Rambur, 1842) B.