Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as ancipitous
- In zoology and botany, two-edged.
- adj. botany Two-edged instead of round; said of certain flattened stems, such as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.
- Latin anceps. (Wiktionary)
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