Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Ending abruptly with a sharp, flexible tip.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, tipped with a short and abrupt point: applied to a leaf or any other part which is suddenly terminated by a distinct point or apiculus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Terminated abruptly by a small, distinct point, as a leaf.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany, of a leaf Having a short, sharply pointed tip

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of a leaf shape) having a short sharply pointed tip

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin apiculus, sharp point, diminutive of Latin apex, apic-, point.]

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Latin apiculatus

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    May 12, 2008