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synonyms for falcate

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • semicircular
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How to use falcate in a sentence

Setae numerous; the appendage short, falcate, with tip simple, but a slender tooth near middle of curved edge.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, VOL. 11. NO. 1.VARIOUS
"Skull with marked but rounded supra-orbital ridges continued into temporal ridges; coronoid process high and falcate" (Alston).
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
The dorsal fin is small, located behind the midpoint of the back, and variable in shape from falcate to triangular.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
The dorsal fin varies from small and triangular to nearly falcate and pointed on the tip.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
It is low in profile, has a long base, is set far forward on the animal's back, and is falcate to "flaglike" in appearance.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
The dorsal fin is generally moderately falcate, but may be almost triangular in adult males.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
The dorsal fin varies from nearly triangular to distinctly falcate and is pointed on the tip.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
They have relatively stubby snouts and dorsal fins, which are broad at the base, tall, and falcate.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
The dorsal fin is very small, falcate, and located in the latter half of the back.
WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTICSTEPHEN LEATHERWOOD
I saw but one flower of it, but its falcate seed-vessels, often more than a foot long, were very numerous.
JOURNAL OF AN OVERLAND EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIALUDWIG LEICHHARDT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FALCATE

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
  • semicircular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.