adjective Botany, Zoology.
two-edged: ancipital stems.

1785–95; < Latin ancipit- (stem of anceps; an- (see ancile) + -cipit- combining form of caput head) + -al1 Unabridged
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ancipital or ancipitous (ænˈsɪpɪtəl, ænˈsɪpɪtəs)
biology flattened and having two edges: ancipital stems
[C18: from Latin anceps two-headed]
ancipitous or ancipitous
[C18: from Latin anceps two-headed]

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ancipital an·cip·i·tal (ān-sĭp'ĭ-tl) or an·cip·i·tate (-ĭ-tāt') or an·cip·i·tous (-ĭ-təs)
Of or being two-headed or two-edged.

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