One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Tapering gradually to a narrow but not pointed end.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From post-classical Latin acuminosus pointed from classical Latin acūmin-, acūmen + -ōsus.
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