Definition of Acicula in English :

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Acicula meaning in English

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1. acicula

a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal

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noun plural -lae (-ˌliː)
a needle-shaped part, such as a spine, prickle, or crystal

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nounWord forms: plural aˈcicuˌlae (əˈsɪkjuˌli ; əsikˈyo̅olēˌ)
Biology and Geology
a needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal

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n. pl. a·cic·u·lae (-lē)
A slender, needlelike part or structure, such as a spine or bristle of certain plants and animals or a crystal of certain minerals.

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