Definition of acinaciform in English:

acinaciform

adjective

Botany
  • Curved like a scimitar; (of a leaf) curved and rounded towards the point.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Lee (1715–1795), nurseryman. From scientific Latin acinaciformis from classical Latin acīnacēs kind of Persian sword + -formis; compare -iform.

Pronunciation:

acinaciform

/ˌasɪˈnasɪfɔːm/