Definitions for falx

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Wiktionary

  1. falx(Noun)

    a short Roman sword that resembles a sickle

  2. falx(Noun)

    A curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum, especially one of the partition-like folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falx(noun)

    a curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum; esp., one of the partitionlike folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain

  2. Origin: [L., a sickle.]

Freebase

  1. Falx

    Falx is a Latin word originally meaning sickle, but was later used to mean any of a number of tools that had a curved blade that was sharp on the inside edge such as a scythe. Falx was also used to mean a weapon, particularly that of the Thracians and Dacians, and later a siege hook used by the Romans themselves.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Falx

    falks, n. a sickle-shaped part or process, as of the dura mater of the skull: a chelicera: a poison-fang of a snake: a rotula of a sea-urchin:—pl. Falces (fal′sēz). [L., a sickle.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falx in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falx in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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