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apiculate

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

Definition of apiculate

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



Origin and Etymology of apiculate

New Latin apiculus, diminutive of Latin apic-, apex


First Known Use: 1830


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