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Meaning of FALCATE

Pronunciation:  'falkeyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  curved like a sickle; "a falcate leaf"; "falcate claws"; "the falcate moon"
 

FALCATE is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: curved, curving, falciform, sickle-shaped
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fal"cate\, Falcated \Fal"ca*ted\, a. [L. falcatus, fr.
falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe.]
Hooked or bent like a sickle; as, a falcate leaf; a falcate
claw; -- said also of the moon, or a planet, when horned or
crescent-formed.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Sickle-shaped.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bicorn, corniform, crescent, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, crescent-shaped, Cynthian, falciform, horned, horn-shaped, lunar, lunate, luniform, lunular, menisciform, meniscoid, moonlike, moon-shaped, semicircular, semilunar, sickle-like, sickle-shaped, sigmoid, S-shaped, two-horned
 

 

 

 

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