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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany and zoology, ensiform: as, the ensate ovipositors of certain Orthoptera.

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

  • adjective (Bot. & Zoöl.) Having sword-shaped leaves, or appendages; ensiform.

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  • adjective botany, zoology Having sword-shaped leaves or appendages.

Etymologies

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New Latin ensatus, from Latin ensis sword.

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