sickle-shaped; curved; hooked
Origin of falcateClassical Latin falcatus from falx (gen. falcis), a sickle from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Indo-European base an unverified form dhelg-, to pierce, needle from source German dolch, dagger
Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
Origin of falcateLatin falcātus from falx falc- sickle
(comparative more falcate, superlative most falcate)
- (zoology and botany) Shaped like a sickle.