ending abruptly in a small point, as some leaves
Origin of apiculateModern Latin apiculatus ; from apiculus, diminutive of Classical Latin apex, apex
Ending abruptly with a sharp, flexible tip: an apiculate leaf.
Origin of apiculateFrom New Latin apiculus, sharp point, diminutive of Latin apex, apic-, point.
(comparative more apiculate, superlative most apiculate)
- (botany, of a leaf) Having a short, sharply pointed tip