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falcate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Falcate  \Fal"cate\,  Falcated  \Fal"ca*ted\,  a.  [L.  falcatus,  fr 
  falx,  falcis,  a  sickle  or  scythe.] 
  Hooked  or  bent  like  a  sickle;  as  a  falcate  leaf;  a  falcate 
  claw;  --  said  also  of  the  moon,  or  a  planet,  when  horned  or 
  crescent-formed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  falcate 
  adj  :  curved  like  a  sickle;  "a  falcate  leaf";  "falcate  claws"; 
  "the  falcate  moon"  [syn:  {sickle-shaped}] 




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