- shaped like a spicule; needlelike
- covered with or consisting of spicules
Origin of spiculateClassical Latin spiculatus
- Covered with, or having, spicules.
(third-person singular simple present spiculates, present participle spiculating, simple past and past participle spiculated)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.