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English Dictionary: cranium by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cranium
n
  1. the part of the skull that encloses the brain [syn: cranium, braincase, brainpan]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cranium \Cra"ni*um\ (kr?"n?-?m), n.; pl. E. {Craniums} (-[?]mz),
      L. {Crania} (-[?]). [NL., fr. Gr. [?][?][?][?]; akin to
      [?][?][?] head.]
      The skull of an animal; especially, that part of the skull,
      either cartilaginous or bony, which immediately incloses the
      brain; the brain case or brainpan. See {Skull}.
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