aciculate

or a·cic·u·lat·ed

[uh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt or uh-sik-yuh--ley-tid]
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Origin of aciculate

First recorded in 1830–40; acicul(a) + -ate1
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Related Words for aciculate

acicular, acuminate, acute, mucronate, pointy, sharp, acerate, acerose

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British Dictionary definitions for aciculate

aciculate

aciculated

adjective
  1. having aciculae
  2. marked with or as if with needle scratches
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