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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of accuminate.

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Examples

  • Simple and erect. its leaves are cauline, and Spredding. the leafits are jointed & oppositly poinnate 3 par and termonateing in one, cessile widest at the base and tapering to an accuminated point, an inch and

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • There are two species of ever green shrubs which I first met with at the grand rappids of the Columbia and which I have since found in this neighbourhood also; they grow in rich dry ground not far usually from some watercourse. the roots of both species are creeping and celindric. the stem of the 1st. is from a foot to 18 inches high and as large as a goosqu [i] ll; it is simple unbranc [h] ed and erect. 1 it's leaves are cauline, compound and spreading. the leafets are jointed and oppositely pinnate, 3 pare & terminating in one, sessile, widest at the base and tapering to an accuminated point, an inch and a quarter the greatest width, and 3 inches & a 1/4 in length. each point of their crenate margins armed with a subulate thorn or spine

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

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