apiculate

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a·pic·u·late

 (ə-pĭk′yə-lĭt)
adj.
Ending abruptly with a sharp, flexible tip: an apiculate leaf.

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

apiculate

(əˈpɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of leaves) ending in a short sharp point
[C19: from New Latin apiculātus, from apiculus a short point, from apex]

a•pic•u•late

(əˈpɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

adj.
tipped with a short, abrupt point, as a leaf.
[1820–30; < New Latin apiculātus <apicul(us), diminutive of Latin apex]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.apiculate - (of a leaf shape) having a short sharply pointed tip
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions