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apiculus

[ uh-pik-yuh-luhs, ey-pik- ]
/ əˈpɪk yə ləs, eɪˈpɪk- /
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noun, plural a·pic·u·li [uh-pik-yuh-lahy, ey-pik-]. /əˈpɪk yəˌlaɪ, eɪˈpɪk-/. Botany.
a small point or tip.
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Origin of apiculus

1860–65; <New Latin, equivalent to apic- (stem of apex) apex + -ulus-ule
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