The lesions begin as pin-head, waxy-looking, rounded or acuminated elevations, gradually attaining the size of small peas.
Spire slightly produced, acuminated; the whorls with a central indented line.
Cuspidate: prickly pointed; ending in a sharp point; with an acuminated point ending in a bristle.
Irritating secretions are thought to be causative in the acuminated variety.
Female rather paler, throat and breast washed with ochraceous, and outer primaries not acuminated.
The two middle feathers of the acuminated tail greatly exceed the others in length, measuring five inches.
Tail-feathers ten, strong, rigid, acuminated; the two middle ones longest.
acuminate a·cu·mi·nate (ə-kyōō'mə-nĭt, -nāt')
Tapering to a point; pointed.