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ancipital

[an-sip-i-tl] /ænˈsɪp ɪ tl/
adjective, Botany, Zoology.
1.
two-edged:
ancipital stems.
Origin of ancipital
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin ancipit- (stem of anceps; an- (see ancile) + -cipit- combining form of caput head) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for ancipital

ancipital

/ænˈsɪpɪtəl/
adjective
1.
(biology) flattened and having two edges: ancipital stems
Word Origin
C18: from Latin anceps two-headed
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ancipital in Medicine

ancipital an·cip·i·tal (ān-sĭp'ĭ-tl) or an·cip·i·tate (-ĭ-tāt') or an·cip·i·tous (-ĭ-təs)
adj.
Of or being two-headed or two-edged.

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