[uh-pik-yuh-lit, -leyt]

adjective Botany.

tipped with a short, abrupt point, as a leaf.

Origin of apiculate

From the New Latin word apiculātus, dating back to 1820–30. See apiculus, -ate1
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(of leaves) ending in a short sharp point

Word Origin for apiculate

C19: from New Latin apiculātus, from apiculus a short point, from apex
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