from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bent at the end like a hook; unciform.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Hooked at the end.
- adj. hooked in appearance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hooked; bent at the tip in the form of a hook.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An uncinate process (processus uncinatus), such as is found on the ribs of birds and crocodiles.
- Hooked or crooked; hooked at the end; forming a hook; unciform. Also uncate.
- The anterior extremity of the hippocampal gyrus. See cuts under cerebral, gyrus, and sulcus.
- n. An uncinate sponge-spicule.
Latin uncīnātus, from uncīnus, barb, from uncus, hook.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin uncīnātus, from uncīnus ("hook, barb"). (Wiktionary)