verb (acuminat, ing)
- (transitive) To render sharp or keen; to sharpen.
- (intransitive) To end in or come to a sharp point.
Etymology: From Late Latin acuminatus, past participle of acuminare, to sharpen to a point
- taper, Tapering to a point; pointed.
- (botany) Tapering to a long point at its apex.
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