aciculate

adjective acic·u·late \ə-ˈsi-kyə-lət, -ˌlāt\

Definition of aciculate

  1. 1a :  furnished with or composed of aciculae b :  marked with fine irregular streaks like needle scratches

  2. 2 :  acicular 1

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Origin and Etymology of aciculate

New Latin acicula + English -ate


First Known Use: 1824


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