Spicated
Spicate Spi"cate, Spicated Spi"ca*ted, a. [L. spicatus, p. p. of spicare furnish with spikes, or ears, fr. spica a spike, or ear.] (Bot.) Having the form of a spike, or ear; arranged in a spike or spikes. --Lee. [1913 Webster]

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  • spicated — spi·cat·ed …   English syllables

  • spicated — ˌkād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: Latin spicatus + English ed : spicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spicate — Spi cate, Spicated Spi ca*ted, a. [L. spicatus, p. p. of spicare furnish with spikes, or ears, fr. spica a spike, or ear.] (Bot.) Having the form of a spike, or ear; arranged in a spike or spikes. Lee. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiciferous — a. Spicated, eared, spicose, spicous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Spica — n. 1 Bot. a spike or spikelike form. 2 Surgery a spiral bandage with reversed turns, suggesting an ear of corn. Derivatives: spicate adj. spicated adj. Etymology: L, = spike, ear of corn, rel. to spina SPINE: in sense 2 after Gk stakhus …   Useful english dictionary

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