acinaciform

adjective ac·i·nac·i·form \ˌa-sə-ˈna-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of acinaciform

botany

  1. :  shaped like a scimitar —used of a leaf

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Origin and Etymology of acinaciform

Latin acinaces short sword (from Greek akinakēs) + English -iform


First Known Use: 1760


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