Definitions for uncinateˈʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•ci•nateˈʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt(adj.)
hooked; bent at the end like a hook.
Origin of uncinate:
1750–60; < L uncīnātus furnished with hooks
hooked at the end.
hooked in appearance.
Origin: uncinus, hook.
hooked; bent at the tip in the form of a hook; as, an uncinate process