Origin: L, an ear, as of corn.

1. <medicine> A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk; so called from its resemblance to a spike of a barley.

2. <astronomy> A star of the first magnitude situated in the constellation Virgo.

(01 Mar 1998)

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