acrodrome

adjective
ac·​ro·​drome | \ ˈa-krə-ˌdrōm \
variants: or acrodromous \ ə-​ˈkrä-​drə-​məs , a-​ \

Definition of acrodrome

: running to a point used of a form of venation in which the principal veins terminate at the leaf tip (as in plants of the genus Ziziphus)

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First Known Use of acrodrome

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acrodrome

acr- + -drome, -dromous

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The first known use of acrodrome was circa 1900

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“Acrodrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acrodrome. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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