Pica

Definition of Pica

Pi´ca
n.1.(Zool.) The genus that includes the magpies.
2.(Med.) A vitiated appetite that craves what is unfit for food, as chalk, ashes, coal, etc.; chthonophagia.
3.(R. C. Ch.) A service-book. See Pie.
4.(Print.) A size of type next larger than small pica, and smaller than English.
Small pica
(Print.) a size of type next larger than long primer, and smaller than pica.

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