verb (used with object), a·cu·mi·nat·ed, a·cu·mi·nat·ing.
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Origin of acuminate
OTHER WORDS FROM acuminatea·cu·mi·na·tion, nounsub·a·cu·mi·nate, adjectivesub·a·cu·mi·na·tion, noun
Words nearby acuminate
Example sentences from the Web for acuminate
Forty percent have acute distal ends and 60% of the distal ends are acuminate.
The distal end is usually sharply acute, but may approach an acuminate type.
Thirteen percent have acuminate distal ends and 87% have acute distal ends.
At the base they are covered with large ovate-acuminate brown or sometimes dark and shining scales.
In the latter work it may be seen that Gov. Colden long ago described the auricles as being “also often acuminate.”