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Meaning of ACULEATE

Pronunciation:  u'kyooleeit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having or resembling a stinger or barb; "aculeate insects such as bees and wasps"
 

ACULEATE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: aculeated
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*cu"le*ate\, a. [L. aculeatus, fr. aculeus, dim. of
acus needle.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Having a sting; covered with prickles; sharp
   like a prickle.

2. (Bot.) Having prickles, or sharp points; beset with
   prickles.

3. Severe or stinging; incisive. [R.] --Bacon.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Prickly.
 

 

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