Aculeate Definition

ə-kyo͝olē-ĭt, -āt
adjective
Having an aculeus or aculei.
Webster's New World
Having a stinger, as a bee or wasp.
American Heritage Medicine
Having sharp prickles.
American Heritage Medicine

Having a sting; sharp like a prickle.

Wiktionary

Having prickles or sharp points.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Aculeate

  • Latin acūleātus from acūleus sting diminutive of acus needle acumen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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