falcate

adjective fal·cate \ ˈfal-ˌkāt , ˈfȯl- \

Definition of falcate

: hooked or curved like a sickle

Origin and Etymology of falcate

Latin falcatus, from falc-, falx sickle, scythe


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falcate

adjective fal·cate \ ˈfal-ˌkāt , ˈfȯl- \
variants: also falcated play \-ˌkāt-əd\

medical Definition of falcate

: hooked or curved like a sickle

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