dictostylium

dictostylium

n. 1. any slime mold of the genus Dictostylium.
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Dic"tum

(?), n.;
pl. L. Dicta (#), E. Dictums (#).
[L., neuter of dictus, p. p. of dicere to say. See Diction, and cf. Ditto.] 1. An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; an apothegm.
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A class of critical dicta everywhere current.
M. Arnold.
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2. (Law) (a) A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it. (b) (French Law) The report of a judgment made by one of the judges who has given it. Bouvier. (c) An arbitrament or award.
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