verb (used with object), a·cu·mi·nat·ed, a·cu·mi·nat·ing.
Origin of acuminate
Related formsa·cu·mi·na·tion, nounsub·a·cu·mi·nate, adjectivesub·a·cu·mi·na·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for acuminate
The leaves are elliptic, acuminate, and marked with three longitudinal nerves.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
Leaves much smaller, less oblique at the base, finely and regularly crenate, acuminate rather than cuspidate.Woodland Gleanings|Charles Tilt
The second glume is membranous, ovate or oblong-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, thinly scaberulous and 1-nerved.
The leaves of this one were heart-shaped and acuminate, its stem sinuous, and its flowers of a dark purple colour.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
The second glume is five or six times as long as the first, ovate lanceolate, 1-nerved, acuminate.