[ spik-yuh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈspɪk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt /
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having the form of a spicule.
covered with or having spicules; consisting of spicules.
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Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also spic·u·lar [spik-yuh-ler]. /ˈspɪk yə lər/.
OTHER WORDS FROM spiculatein·ter·spic·u·lar, adjectivemul·ti·spic·u·lar, adjectivemul·ti·spic·u·late, adjective
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