MEANING: noun: The small, fleshy mass that hangs in the back of the mouth, above the throat.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin uvula, diminutive of uva (grape). Earliest documented use: 1400.

LUV U, L.A. - I adore you, Hollywood, even if I can't spell too good

OVULA - where plant seeds mature

URVULA - Wilbur's airplane co-inventor was actually a girl