Falcate definition

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Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
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Sickle-shaped; curved; hooked.
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Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
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(zoology and botany) Shaped like a sickle.
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Origin of falcate

  • Latin falcātus from falx falc- sickle

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

  • Latin falx (“sickle”) +‎ -ate (“resembling”).

    From Wiktionary