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Definitions of acicular

  1. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needless. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Needle-shaped: slender and sharp-pointed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. In the shape or sharpness of a needle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Formed like a needle, applied to mineral crystals which occur in slender needle-like prisms or prickles. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Like a needle in shape; sharp-pointed. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  7. [Latin] Like a needle in shape; sharp-pointed. na
  8. Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needles. dictgcide_fs
  9. as-ik'[=u]-lar, adj. needle-shaped; slender and sharp-pointed.--Also ACIC'ULATE, ACIC'ULATED. [L. acicula, dim. of acus, a needle.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  10. Needle-shaped. American pocket medical dictionary.
  11. Needle-shaped; applied to crystals. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  12. [L.] (Bot. and Min.) Slender and pointed. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
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