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navicular (adj.)

"boat-shaped," early 15c., in reference to the navicular bone of the foot, from Late Latin navicularis "pertaining to a boat," from navicula, diminutive of navis "ship" (from PIE root *nau- "boat"). The classical sense of "relating to small ships or boats" (1650s) is rare in English.

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Definitions of navicular
1
navicular (n.)
the largest wrist bone on the thumb side;
Synonyms: scaphoid bone / os scaphoideum
2
navicular (adj.)
shaped like a boat;
Synonyms: scaphoid
From wordnet.princeton.edu