Definition of acuminous in English:

acuminous

adjective

  • 1Distinguished by acumen; acute, shrewd.

  • 2Botany Zoology
    Chiefly Botany and Zoology = acuminate.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edmund Bolton (?1575/5–?1634), antiquary and historian. From post-classical Latin acuminosus; compare -ous.

Pronunciation:

acuminous

/əˈkjuːmɪnəs/