Definition of acuminose in English:

acuminose

adjective

Biology
rare
  • Tapering gradually to a narrow but not pointed end.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation:

acuminose

/əˈkjuːmɪnəʊz//əˈkjuːmɪnəʊs/