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Definitions for acicular
əˈsɪk yə ləraci·c·u·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acerate, acerose, acicular, needle-shapedadjective

    narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves


  1. acicularadjective

    Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle.

  2. acicularadjective

    Having sharp points like needles.


  1. acicular

    Acicular refers to something that is shaped like a needle or a slender and pointed phenomenon, often used in the context of crystals or mineral structures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acicularadjective

    needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needless

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acicular

    as-ik′ū-lar, adj. needle-shaped; slender and sharp-pointed.—Also Acic′ulate, Acic′ulated. [L. acicula, dim. of acus, a needle.]


  1. Acicular

    needle-shaped; with a long, slender point.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acicular in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acicular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. proprietary
    • B. equivalent
    • C. aculeate
    • D. ectomorphic

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