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Taperingto a point.
- verb To
taperto a point.
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Instead of round bumps, dry skin can make triangular, pyramid-shaped bumps, or accuminate papules.
Glumes unequal, sharply accuminate, lower paleæ five nerved.
[MYTILUS INCRASSATUS] Shell nacreous, thick, somewhat inflated, marked with concentric lines of growth; anterior margin arched accuminate; posterior rounded, somewhat dilated; umbones acute.
Spikelets ovate, accuminate three to four flowered, tinged with yellow at the apex; glumes long, lanceolate, very acute; paleae lanceolate, rather obtuse and pubescent at base.
Paleæ two lanceolate; outer one accuminate, or awned.
Stiff and accuminate; they are triangular, little declineing, thickly scattered on all Sides of the Bough, but respect the three upper Sides only Growing from little triangular pedistals of Soft Spungy Elastic bark. at the junction of these bough's, the bud-scales continue to incircle the respective twigs for several years; at least 3 years is common and I have counted as maney as the groth of 4 years beyond these
The leaf apex is accuminate, and the leaf base is truncate.