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1. acerate, acerose, acicular, needle-shaped

narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

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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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Having the shape of a needle: acicular crystals.

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