from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, resembling a simitar in shape: as, an acinaciform leaf, one which has one edge convex and thin, the other straighter and thick, as in species of Mesembryanthemum; an acinaciform pod, as of some beans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Scimeter-shaped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Shaped like a scimitar; as an acinaciform leaf.


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Latin acinaces ("short sword") +‎ -form. Compare French acinaciforme.


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