aciculate

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aciculate (comparative more aciculate, superlative most aciculate)

  1. Furnished with aciculae.
  2. acicular
  3. Marked with fine irregular streaks as if scratched by a needle.
    • 1871, Berthold Seeman, Journal of botany, British and foreign, Volume 9
      The chief points of difference between specimens of the two are that those of R. mutabilis are more setaceous, but less aciculate on the barren stems, the terminal leaflets are more frequently narrowed at the base, though occasionally they have the ovate form usual in the Plymouth plant.

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Adjective[edit]

aciculāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of aciculātus