adjective an·cip·i·tal \(ˈ)an¦sipətəl\
variants: or



Definition of ancipital

  1. :  double-edged —used of flattened stems (as of certain grasses)

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Origin and Etymology of ancipital

Latin ancipit-, anceps two-headed, two-edged (from—assumed—ambicipit-, ambiceps, from ambi- + -ceps, from caput head) + English -al or -ous — more at head

First Known Use: 1775

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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