Latin. n. Large intestine, pain in the large intestine, colic.
- n. Part of a line of verse, metrical entity, clause of a period, line, fragment.
- n. (Anat.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum.
- (Gram.) A point or character, formed thus, used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.