falcate

adjective
fal·​cate | \ ˈfal-ˌkāt How to pronounce falcate (audio) , ˈfȯl- How to pronounce falcate (audio) \

Definition of falcate

: hooked or curved like a sickle

First Known Use of falcate

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for falcate

Latin falcatus, from falc-, falx sickle, scythe

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The first known use of falcate was in 1826

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“Falcate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falcate. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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falcate

adjective
fal·​cate | \ ˈfal-ˌkāt How to pronounce falcate (audio) , ˈfȯl- How to pronounce falcate (audio) \
variants: also falcated \ -​ˌkāt-​əd How to pronounce falcated (audio) \

Medical Definition of falcate

: hooked or curved like a sickle

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