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tipped with a short, abrupt point, as a leaf.
Historical Examples

The spores (fig. 28 a) are oval, with a little point at one end (apiculate).
An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope John William Griffith

The third glume is slightly longer than the second, oblong-ovate, apiculate, 5-nerved and paleate; palea 1/8 inch obtuse.
A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

(of leaves) ending in a short sharp point


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