acinaciform

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

Definition of acinaciform

botany
: shaped like a scimitar used of a leaf

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First Known Use of acinaciform

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acinaciform

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

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The first known use of acinaciform was in 1760

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“Acinaciform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acinaciform. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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