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acicular

 [ah-sik´u-ler]
needle-shaped.

ac·ic·u·lar

(ă-sik'yū-lar),
Needle shaped or needle pointed; applied particularly to leaves and crystals.
[L. acicular, small pin]

acicular

/acic·u·lar/ (ah-sik´u-ler) needle-shaped.

acicular

(ə-sĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Having the shape of a needle: acicular crystals.

acicular

[əsik′yələr]
Etymology: L, aciculus, little needle
needle-shaped, such as certain leaves and crystals.

acicular

adjective An obsolete term for what would now be termed needle-shaped or speculate.

ac·ic·u·lar

(ă-sik'yū-lar)
Shaped like a needle.
[L. acicular, small pin]

acicular

needle-shaped.
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Leaves indistinguishable from the scape bracts, forming a lax rosette before anthesis but rosette soon disappearing due to the early elongation of the stem and absent at anthesis; sheaths inconspicuous; blades narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, ending in an acicular and pungent spine, 11-18 cm long, 2.
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