acicular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin acicula.

Adjective[edit]

acicular (not comparable)

Acicular leaf.
Anthodites at the Skyline Caverns in Virginia, US. The individual crystals of anthodites develop in an acicular form and often branch out as they grow.
  1. Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle.
  2. Having sharp points like needles.
  3. (botany) Of a leaf, slender and pointed, needle-like.

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acicular m or f (plural aciculares, comparable)

  1. acicular (needle-shaped)

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acicular (plural aciculares)

  1. acicular