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acicular

 [ah-sik´u-ler]
needle-shaped.
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ac·ic·u·lar

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

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

adjective An obsolete term for what would now be termed needle-shaped or speculate.
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ac·ic·u·lar

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