aciculated

aciculate

[uh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
1.
having aciculae.
2.
marked as with needle scratches.
3.
needle-shaped; acicular.
Also, aciculated.


Origin:
1830–40; acicul(a) + -ate1

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aciculate or aciculated (əˈsɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
1.  having aciculae
2.  marked with or as if with needle scratches
 
aciculated or aciculated
 
adj

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