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apiculate

[uh-pik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /əˈpɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany.
1.
tipped with a short, abrupt point, as a leaf.
Origin of apiculate
1820-1830
From the New Latin word apiculātus, dating back to 1820-30. See apiculus, -ate1
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apiculate

/əˈpɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(of leaves) ending in a short sharp point
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin apiculātus, from apiculus a short point, from apex
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