Dictionary

apiculate

apiculate

adjective apic·u·late \ə-ˈpi-kyə-lət, ā-\

Definition of APICULATE

:  ending abruptly in a small distinct point <an apiculate leaf>

Origin of APICULATE

New Latin apiculus, diminutive of Latin apic-, apex
First Known Use: 1830

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: apiculationPrevious Word in the Dictionary: ApicomplexaAll Words Near: apiculate
March 04, 2015
sprightly Hear it
Full of life and energy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears