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cac·u·men

, pl.

cac·u·mi·na

(kak-ū'men, -mi-nă),
The top or apex of a plant or an anatomic structure.
[L. summit]

cacumen

An obsolete term for the apex of an organ or plant.

cac·u·men

, pl. cacumina (kak-ū'men, -mi-nă)
The top or apex of a plant or an anatomic structure.
[L. summit]

cacumen

pl. cacumina [L.]
1. the top or apex of an organ.
2. the top of a plant.
3. the anterior and upper part of the monticulus cerebelli; called also culmen.
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mox et Leucatae nimbosa cacumina montis et formidatus nautis aperitur Apollo.
19) Statius not only gives the impossible detail of the rivers running more quietly at night, but the idea of the sleeping world is also called into question with the remark that the curvata cacumina only feign (simulant) their weary slumbers; thus the sleep of the tree-tops and, by implication, of natural features is only imaginary.