a shape that is curved and sharp-pointed, like a claw

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Falculate — Fal cu*late, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Curved and sharppointed, like a falcula, or claw of a falcon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • falculate — adj. [L. dim. falx, sickle] Curved with a sharp point …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • falculate — fal·cu·late …   English syllables

  • falculate — ˌlāt adjective Etymology: Latin falcula + English ate zoology : curved and sharp pointed …   Useful english dictionary

  • falciform —   a. falcate.    ♦ falcular, falculate, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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