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glos·sa

 (glô′sə, glŏs′ə)
n. pl. glos·sae (glô′sē, glŏs′ē) or glos·sas
1. Anatomy The tongue.
2. Zoology A tonguelike structure in the labium of an insect.

[Greek glōssa, tongue.]

glos′sal adj.

glossa

(ˈɡlɒsə)
n, pl -sae (-siː) or -sas
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a technical word for tongue1
2. (Zoology) a paired tonguelike lobe in the labium of an insect
ˈglossal adj

glos•sa

(ˈglɒs ə, ˈglɔ sə)

n., pl. glos•sae (ˈglɒs i, ˈglɔ si)
glos•sas.
1. the tongue.
2. one of a pair of median, sometimes fused lobes of the labium of an insect.
[1885–90; < Greek glôssa tongue]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glossa - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavityglossa - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
articulator - a movable speech organ
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
gustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud - an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
pharynx, throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
Translations

glos·sa

n. glosa, lengua.
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She begins with the interpretation of the medieval and late medieval tradition, focussing on the Glossa Ordinaria, Nicholas of Lyra, Dennis the Carthusian, and Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples.
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Francis of Assisi, in his Testament, exhorts the monks to live the Franciscan rule simpliciter et sine glossa.
5) The school became famous under the guidance of its master Anselm who, along with his brother Ralph and their associates and successors, compiled the famous Glossa ordinaria, the text of the Bible accompanied by interlinear and marginal commentary culled from centuries of authoritative writers.