Origin of falcate
Related formssub·fal·cate, adjective
Examples from the Web for falcate
It is low in profile, has a long base, is set far forward on the animal's back, and is falcate to "flaglike" in appearance.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood
Falcate, scythe-shaped; a flat body curved, its edges parallel.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Wings rather short, falcate, pointed, the second primary longest.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America|John James Audubon
Front outer angle of each front wing projecting into a falcate tip.Butterflies Worth Knowing|Clarence M. Weed
Setae numerous; the appendage short, falcate, with tip simple, but a slender tooth near middle of curved edge.