Definitions of velum
n. - Curtain or covering; -- applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate. See under Palate. 2
n. - See Veil, n., 3 (b). 2
n. - A thin membrane surrounding the sporocarps of quillworts Isoetes). 2
n. - A veil-like organ or part. 2
n. - The circular membrane that partially incloses the space beneath the umbrella of hydroid medusae. 2
n. - A delicate funnel-like membrane around the flagellum of certain Infusoria. See Illust. a of Protozoa. 2
The word "velum" uses 5 letters: E L M U V.
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