ensiform

adjective
en·si·form | \ ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of ensiform 

: having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point ensiform leaves — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of ensiform

1541, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ensiform

French ensiforme, from Latin ensis sword + French -forme -form; akin to Sanskrit asi sword

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ensiform

adjective
en·si·form | \ ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm \

Medical Definition of ensiform 

: having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point

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