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Definition of the adjective aculeate
What does aculeate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having or resembling a stinger or barb
Alternative definition of the adjective aculeate
- Having a sting; sharp like a prickle.
- Having prickles or sharp points.
- [entomology] Having a stinger; stinging.
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A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
ACTON—ACULEATE. been encamped, the splendid city of Nicopolis (city of vio tory), near where Prevesa now stands. ACTON, dk-ton', J om: Fnanors Enwsnnz prime-minister of Ferdinand IV. of Naples: 1736-1811; b. Besancon, d. Palermo: ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
The head is placed at the anterior part of the body, and is obtuse, acute, slanting, aculeate, unarmed, &c. To this member belong the mouth, nose, jaws, lips, teeth, tongue, palate, eyes, and the branchial opercules, membrane and aperture. 1.
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
aculeate a. [L. dim. acus, needle] 1. Pertaining to being armed with a sting or short, sharp points. 2. Furnished with aculeae. aculeate-serrate Armed with saw-like teeth inclined ...
Encyclopedia of Insects (2009)
by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
Examples are numerous and include many families or superfamilies of bugs, beetles, flies, neuropterans, and especially parasitoid and solitary aculeate wasps. Many successful insects have taken venom use another step—to defend against ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson
ACULEATE HYMENOPTERA. This is a most important section of the Order Hymenoptera—an order which, judged by the intelligence displayed by the majority of its members, should be placed at the head of those which go to make up the ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Their Part of Speech Pointed Out, and Their Synonyms Collected, which are Occasionally Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers by William Perry (lecturer in the Academy at Edinburgh.), William Perry (of Kelso, Scotland.), Samuel Johnson
iliarp-pointcd, acute, aculeate. ACUTK', A-cutcs\ct. (Lat. acutus) sharp, ending in a point: opposed to abuse or blunt: — ingenious, penetrating, witty, ready, smart, keen, argute, parlous, arch, sagacious, subtle: applied to ...
by Michael Allaby
aculeate Prickly, pointed; the word is derived from the Latin aculeatus, meaning sting, from acus, needle. acuminate Tapering to a point. Adanson, Michel (1727–1806) A French.
Tongue aculeate. * V. Cutting teeth 6 in each jaw; the intermediate lower ones shorter. * L. Teeth as in the last genus. Feet webbed. * U. Cutting teeth 6 in each jaw; the upper hollowed. Penis furnished with a flexible bone. D. Cutting teeth Io in ...
by Tim Williams (Ph. D.)
aculeate) stinging acumin, (L. acuminatus) sharpened acus, (L. acus) needle/ bodkin -acus, ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
ACULEATE HYMENOFTERA. This is a most important section of the Order Hymenoptera — an order which, fudged by the intelligence displayod by the majority of its members, should be placed at the head of those which go to make up the ...
by Philip Miller
ACULEATE (in Latin, Aculeatus). Prickly, as in the instance of the sweet briar (Rosa rubiginosa). ACULEUS. A prickle arising from bark only, as in the bramble (Rubus frulicosus), which circumstance distinguishes it from a thorn ( spina) ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3U1L1E1A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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