Aculeolate
Aculeolate \A*cu"le*o*late\, a. [L. aculeolus little needle.] (Bot.) Having small prickles or sharp points. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • aculeolate — |akyə|lēələ̇t, ˌlāt adjective Etymology: Latin aculeolus small needle (diminutive of aculeus prickle, sting) + English ate : having very small prickles; specifically : having an aculeolus * * * aculeolate, a. Bot. (əˈkjuːlɪəʊlət) …   Useful english dictionary

  • aculeolate — adjective Having small prickles or sharp points …   Wiktionary

  • aculeolate — ac·u·le·o·late …   English syllables

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