[ uh-kyoot-uh-ling-gwuh l ]
/ əˌkyut əˈlɪŋ gwəl /

adjective Zoology.

having a sharply pointed tongue or mouth, as certain bees.


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Origin of acutilingual

< Latin acūt(us) acute + -i- + lingual Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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