For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Cacuminate?
Header of acuminate

acuminate

Video footage: Summer on the shores of the marshes fed birds waders. / Sandpipers Calidris acuminate
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the adjective acuminate

What does acuminate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. (of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point

Alternative definition of the adjective acuminate

adjective

  1. Tapering to a point; pointed.
  2. [botany, mycology] Tapering to a long point at its apex.

Definition of the verb acuminate

What does acuminate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: acuminated | acuminating | acuminates

  1. make sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: point / sharpen / taper = give a point to

Phrases with acuminate

Phrases starting with the word acuminate:

  1. acuminate leaf
  2. Acuminate Scale
  3. Acuminate Dung Moss
  4. Acuminate Snaketail
  5. Acuminate Horseshoe Bat
  6. Acuminate Pleuridium Moss
  7. Acuminate Orthothecium Moss
  8. Acuminate Brachythecium Moss

Phrases ending with the word acuminate:

  1. Long-Acuminate
  2. Omphale Acuminate
  3. Cypridinodes Acuminate
  4. Species Omphale Acuminate

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for acuminate

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewManual of Botany for the Northern States, Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptogamous Plants to the North of Virginia Hitherto Described. ... Each Genus Illustrated by Short Descriptions of Its Most Common Species. By the Members of the Botanical Class in William's College (Mass.). From a Manuscript System by the Author of Richard's Botanical Dictionary [i.e. A. Eaton]. (1817)

serrate acuminate pubescent beneath, b : g-wsylvatica, leaves glabrous obsoletely serrate, b . CAsTANEA. Polygamous. Staminate flowersament naked, linear : corol 5-petalled : stamens 10 to 20. Pistillate flowers—calyx 5 or 6-leaved, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rose Science (2003)

by Thomas Debener, Serge Gudin

long, acuminate or long– acuminate, usually rounded at base, reticulate beneath and usually quite glabrous; stipules finely denticulate: flowers in many-flowered corymbs; petals silky outside; pedicels pubescent. Bertoloni, Misc. Bot. t.3.

Google previewLoudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants (1880)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain. New Impression, Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by George Don and David Wooster by John Claudius Loudon

shorter than petiole l-5-fl $96 Leaves ovate cordate acuminate toothed, Pedunc. Set-flowered very short 9887 Leaves cordate ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Asplenium squamosum, or scaly-stiped spleenwort: fronds pinnate; pinnas acuminate gashed, stipe scaly.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Leaf blades acuminate, lax racemes, spikelets subsessile elliptic, 4- to 5-flowered , lower glume acuminate, upper glume acuminate or 2dentate, palea keels scabrous, see Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 4(3): 509, t.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

— Leaves elliptic-oblong, acuminate, glabrous, 7 -10 pairs of arching, slender, impressed nerves. Cymes terminal, lax-flowered, densely rusty-tomentose. Sepals $-1 inch long, eglandular. Petals ovate- acute.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described : with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts : and with Engravings of Nearly All Species

vulgaris, and scentj Lopes of the calyx long, acuminate. , Style deeply 4-cleft. It differs from P. c. vulgaris, chiefly in its leaves being rounded at the base, and in its flowers being fewer, larger, and scentless.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

—-Leaves elliptic-oblong, acuminate, glabrous, 7-Io pairs of arching, slender, impressed nerves. Cymes terminal, lax-flowered, densely rusty-tomentose. Sepals %-1 inch long, eglandular. Petals ovateacute.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: T to Z, and Supplement (1889)

by George Nicholson

oval-oblong, acuminate, cordiform at the base, shining on the upper side and suffused with a brilliant, silvery-white tone of colour. Brazil, 1871. Stove climber. SYN. Cisqu albo-nitens. V. mules. (Amazon). Z. large, oval, acuminate, smooth, ...

Google previewDictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction (2005)

by Alan Christensen

acuminate leaf tip acute In botanical terms, pointed, or ending in a point less than a right angle. (Compare with retuse, cuspidate, aristate, acuminate, emarginate, acute leaf tip acute angle Any angle measuring less than 90°. acute arch or ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)

by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

corolla onepetalled, funnel-form: tube long; border fivecleft: nectary in the mouth of the corolla, cylindric, quite entire : the stamina have two filaments, very short: anthers acuminate, converging within the nectary. The species is O. serpentinum, ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Spike terminating, undivided, ovate-lanceolate, with alternate, distich flowers: spathes wide-ovate, acuminate, membranaceous, subcoriaceous, equitant. Capsule ovate, acuminate.—Native of Jamaica on trees V. 7. Native of South America ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson

corolla onepetalled, funnel-form: tube long; border fivecleft: nectary in the mouth of the corolla, cylindric, quite entire: the stamina have two filaments, very short: anthers acuminate, converging within the nectary. The species is O. serpentinum, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for acuminate

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about acuminate

Click on an item to view that photo:

acuminate

Acuminate

Photo credit: crcymbals14

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Acuminate trees in a small bucket on the table in the garden.Small photo of Acuminate trees in a small bucket on the table in the garden.Small photo of Acuminate trees in a small bucket on the table in the garden.Small photo of Pisang Mas "Kluai Khai" (Musa acuminate)Small photo of Pisang Mas "Kluai Khai" (Musa acuminate)Small photo of Echeveria 'Pearl of Nurnberg'. A rosette-forming that has interestingly colored acuminate leaves that are a pale grayish brown with purplish highlights and have a white powdery dusting.Small photo of Modern contemporary white train with acuminate face at the station of Barcelona, Spain, sunny summer day More...

Video about acuminate

Acuminate Meaning

Video shows what acuminate means. Tapering to a point; pointed.. Tapering to a long point at its apex.. acuminate pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of A1C3U1M3I1N1A1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ACUMINATE

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of acuminate!

Share this page

Next...

Go to the thesaurus of acuminate to find many related words and phrases!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary