apiculate

adjective
apic·​u·​late | \ ə-ˈpi-kyə-lət How to pronounce apiculate (audio) , ā- \

Definition of apiculate

: ending abruptly in a small distinct point an apiculate leaf

First Known Use of apiculate

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apiculate

New Latin apiculus, diminutive of Latin apic-, apex

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“Apiculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apiculate. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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