Meaning of spica

spi•ca

Pronunciation: (spī'ku), [key]
— pl. -cae -cas
  1. spike.
  2. a type of bandage in the shape of a figure eight, extending from an extremity to the trunk.
  3. (cap.)a first-magnitude star in the constellation Virgo.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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