Definitions for uncinateˈʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word uncinate

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•ci•nateˈʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt(adj.)

  1. hooked; bent at the end like a hook.

    Category: Biology

Origin of uncinate:

1750–60; < L uncīnātus furnished with hooks


  1. uncinate(Adjective)

    hooked at the end.

  2. uncinate(Adjective)

    hooked in appearance.

  3. Origin: uncinus, hook.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncinate(adj)

    hooked; bent at the tip in the form of a hook; as, an uncinate process


Find a translation for the uncinate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these uncinate definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"uncinate." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for uncinate?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for uncinate: