from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small zone, as of a ligament.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little zone, belt, or band; a zonula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A little zone, or girdle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy A little zone, or girdle; a zonula.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small beltlike zone


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From zonula, probably influenced by diminutive suffix -ule ("diminutive suffix").


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