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  • adj.pointed
  • verbsharpen

synonyms for acuminate

  • fine
  • tapering
  • acicular
  • aciculated
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • mucronate
  • pointy
  • sharp
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How to use acuminate in a sentence

Forty percent have acute distal ends and 60% of the distal ends are acuminate.
HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA ARCHAEOLOGY: PART I POINT TYPESJAMES W. CAMBRON
The distal end is usually sharply acute, but may approach an acuminate type.
HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA ARCHAEOLOGY: PART I POINT TYPESJAMES W. CAMBRON
Thirteen percent have acuminate distal ends and 87% have acute distal ends.
HANDBOOK OF ALABAMA ARCHAEOLOGY: PART I POINT TYPESJAMES W. CAMBRON
At the base they are covered with large ovate-acuminate brown or sometimes dark and shining scales.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
In the latter work it may be seen that Gov. Colden long ago described the auricles as being “also often acuminate.”
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
The form with long acuminate pointed leave which is the common form in our area, is regarded as a variety of Celtis occidentalis.
TREES OF INDIANACHARLES CLEMON DEAM
The lobes are long acuminate and usually entire, sometimes the lower lobe has a small lobe near the base.
TREES OF INDIANACHARLES CLEMON DEAM
Calyx 5- (rarely 6-) parted; its lobes long-acuminate, with carinate midrib.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Calyx deeply 5-cleft or parted; its lobes elongated setaceous-acuminate or aristiform.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The first glume is longer than the second glume, very acute or acuminate.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACUMINATE

  • acerate
  • acerose
  • acerous
  • aciculated
  • acuminate
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • mucronate
  • needle-shaped
  • pointy
  • sharp
  • acicular
  • aciculate
  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • knifelike
  • needle-shaped
  • peaked
  • piked
  • pointed
  • spiked
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