acerate

adjective
ac·​er·​ate | \ˈasəˌrāt, -rə̇t\
variants: or acerose \-​ˌrōs \ or less commonly acerous \-​rəs \

Definition of acerate 

1 : having needlelike leaves

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First Known Use of acerate

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for acerate

Latin acer sharp + English -ate or -ose, -ous

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