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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]
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cacumen

An obsolete term for the apex of an organ or plant.
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cac·u·men

, pl. cacumina (kak-ū'men, -mi-nă)
The top or apex of a plant or an anatomic structure.
[L. summit]
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Similarly in line 28, `Padus Matina laverit cacumina', it is doubly impossible that the low-lying river of the North should wash the hills of the South (Nisbet, per litteras).
Professor Richardson's study tends, however, to proceed only per cacumina: it illustrates for the first time the textual history in print of vernacular classics in the Cinquecento, but it does not investigate the so-called popular literature.
mox et Leucatae nimbosa cacumina montis et formidatus nautis aperitur Apollo.
This is an impossibility; rivers are unaffected by the change of day or night.(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.