from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, resembling a simitar in shape: as, an acinaciform leaf, one which has one edge convex and thin, the other straighter and thick, as in species of Mesembryanthemum; an acinaciform pod, as of some beans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Scimeter-shaped.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective botany Shaped like a
scimitar; as an acinaciform leaf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Latin acinaces ("short sword") + -form. Compare French acinaciforme.
Sorry, no example sentences found.