[ uh-kyoot-uh-ling-gwuh l ]
/ əˌkyut əˈlɪŋ gwəl /
having a sharply pointed tongue or mouth, as certain bees.
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Words nearby acutilingual
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Acutilingual: with a sharp pointed tongue or mouth structure, as in some bees.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith