What does navicular mean?

Definitions for navicularnəˈvɪk yə lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word navicular.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scaphoid bone, os scaphoideum, navicular(adj)

    the largest wrist bone on the thumb side

  2. navicular, scaphoid(adj)

    shaped like a boat


  1. navicular(Noun)

    A navicular bone.

  2. navicular(Adjective)

    Shaped like a boat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navicular(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship

  2. Navicular(adj)

    shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses; the navicular bone

  3. Navicular(noun)

    the navicular bone

  4. Origin: [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Navicular

    nav-ik′ū-lar, adj. pertaining to small ships or boats: (bot.) boat-shaped: scaphoid.—n. a bone in man and animals, so called from its shape.—n. Navic′ula, an incense-boat.—Navicular disease, an inflammation, often rheumatic, of the small bone—the navicular—in horses, below which passes the strong flexor tendon of the foot. [L. navicularisnavicula, dim. of navis, a ship.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of navicular in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of navicular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of navicular

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