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having .
marked as with needle scratches.
needle-shaped; acicular.
Historical Examples

aciculate: a surface that appears as if scratched with a needle.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

having aciculae
marked with or as if with needle scratches


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