sharp-edged and pointed
Origin of cultrateClassical Latin cultratus, knifelike ; from culter, a knife: see colter
Sharp-edged and pointed; knifelike: cultrate leaves.
Origin of cultrateLatin cultratus, from culter, cultr-, knife; see skel-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more cultrate, superlative most cultrate)
- (botany, zoology) Sharp-edged and pointed; shaped like a pruning knife, as the beak of certain birds.
Latin cultratus (“knife-shaped”).