[uh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt or uh-sik-yuh--ley-tid]
- having aciculae.
- marked as with needle scratches.
- needle-shaped; acicular.
Origin of aciculate
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Aciculate: a surface that appears as if scratched with a needle.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- having aciculae
- marked with or as if with needle scratches
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