acuminate

adjective acu·mi·nate \ ə-ˈkyü-mə-nət \

Definition of acuminate

: tapering to a slender point

Origin and Etymology of acuminate

borrowed from Latin acūminātus, from acūmin-, acūmen "sharp point" + -ātus 3-ate — more at acumen


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acuminate

adjective acu·mi·nate \ ə-ˈkyü-mə-nət \

medical Definition of acuminate

: tapering to a slender point

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