apiculi

apiculus

[uh-pik-yuh-luhs, ey-pik-]
noun, plural apiculi [uh-pik-yuh-lahy, ey-pik-] . Botany.
a small point or tip.

Origin:
1860–65; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to apic- (stem of apex) apex + -ulus -ule

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