meaning of acicular

acicular meaning in General Dictionary

needle-shaped slender like a needle or bristle as some leaves or crystals in addition having razor-sharp things like needles

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  • slim and lengthy and pointed; as pine departs
  • Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like unnecessary.

acicular meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; in addition, having razor-sharp points like unnecessary.


Sentence Examples with the word acicular

In Pinus the only leaves produced on the main stern and the lateral shoots are scales, the acicular leaves of the tree growing from axillary shoots.

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