Aciculate

  • 1 Aciculate — A*cic u*late, Aciculated A*cic u*la teda. (Nat. Hist.) (a) Furnished with acicul[ae]. (b) Acicular. (c) Marked with fine irregular streaks as if scratched by a needle. Lindley. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 aciculate — [ə sik′yo͞olit, ə sik′yo͞olāt΄] adj. 1. having aciculae 2. having marks like scratches made by a needle: Also aciculated …

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  • 3 aciculate — needle like …

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  • 4 aciculate — /euh sik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. having aciculae. 2. marked as with needle scratches. 3. needle shaped; acicular. Also, aciculated. [1830 40; ACICUL(A) + ATE1] * * * …

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  • 5 aciculate — adjective (Natural history): (a) Furnished with aciculæ …

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  • 6 aciculate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having an end that tapers to a point: acicular, aciculated, acuminate, acute, cuspate, cuspated, cuspidate, cuspidated, mucronate, pointed, pointy, sharp. See SHARP …

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  • 7 aciculate — a. (Bot.) See acicular …

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  • 8 aciculate — acic·u·late …

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  • 9 aciculate — /əˈsɪkjələt/ (say uh sikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective 1. having aciculae. 2. marked as with needle scratches. 3. needle shaped. Also, aciculated …

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  • 10 aciculate — adjective related to plants or animals or crystals having aciculae or needlelike parts • Pertains to noun: ↑acicula …

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  • 11 Aciculated — Aciculate A*cic u*late, Aciculated A*cic u*la teda. (Nat. Hist.) (a) Furnished with acicul[ae]. (b) Acicular. (c) Marked with fine irregular streaks as if scratched by a needle. Lindley. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Mycena polygramma — Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 13 sharp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cutting (see sharpness); distinct, well defined; abrupt, angular; pungent, penetrating; acute, keen; alert, smart, quick; elegant, smart. See visibility, pungency, wit, elegance. Ant., dull. n.… …

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  • 14 a|cic|u|lat|ed — «uh SIHK yuh LAY tihd», adjective. = aciculate. (Cf. ↑aciculate) …

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  • 15 acicula — n.; pl. lae [L. dim. acus, needle] A slender needle like process; a spine or bristle; something larger than a seta or chaeta; acicular, aciculate adj …

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  • 16 aciculated — See aciculate. * * * …

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  • 17 aciculated — adjective Variant of aciculate …

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  • 18 prickly — Synonyms and related words: acanaceous, acanthoid, aciculate, aculeate, aculeolate, agitable, allergic, anaphylactic, annoying, atingle, bad tempered, barbed, bothersome, brambly, briery, bristly, cantankerous, complex, complicated, contentious,… …

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  • 19 thorny — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, acanaceous, acanthoid, aciculate, aculeolate, arduous, barbed, barbellate, brambly, briery, bristly, brutal, complex, complicated, controversial, critical, delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult …

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  • 20 aciculát — adj. m., pl. aciculáţi; f. sg. aciculátã, pl. aciculáte …

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