• Of, pertaining to, resembling, or powered by a rope or cable
  • Of or pertaining to the umbilical cord.
  • Having a fleshy covering of the seed formed from the funiculus, the attachment point of the seed.


  • A particular type of rail transit system which ascends a steep urban or mountain incline, having usually two cars sharing a single track, with the cars linked by a moving cable and an arrangement of pulleys such that the descending car assists in the hoisting of the ascending car, i.e. the two cars serve as counterweights for each other.


  • From Latin fūniculus ("cord"), diminutive from fūnis + -culus.

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