Definition of Ancipitous. Meaning of Ancipitous. Synonyms of Ancipitous

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Definition of Ancipitous

Ancipitous
Ancipital An*cip"i*tal, Ancipitous An*cip"i*tous, a. [L. anceps, ancipitis, two-headed, double; an- for amb- on both sides + caput head.] (Bot.) Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.

Meaning of Ancipitous from wikipedia

- caput capit-, -cipit- head achievable, achieve, achievement, ancipital, ancipitous, biceps, bicipital, cabotage, cad, caddie, cadet, cape, cap, capital,...
- head Latin caput, capitis achievable, achieve, achievement, ancipital, ancipitous, biceps, bicipital, cabotage, cad, caddie, cadet, cape, capital, capitular...
- offshoots in autumn. The four-angled, squarish, green stems can become ancipitous. The stems tend to branch more in the upper half of the plant but branches...
- head Latin caput, capitis achievable, achieve, achievement, ancipital, ancipitous, biceps, bicipital, cabotage, cad, caddie, cadet, cape, capital, capitular...
- of spreading branches. The green, four-angled stems are more or less ancipitous above and have smooth lines. The internodes are 10–40 mm (0.39–1.57 in)...
- nearly always lateral branches. The yellowish brown, four-lined stems are ancipitous when young and become terete. The internodes are 1.5–3 mm (0.059–0.118 in)...
- to spreading. Its stems are purple-red and 4-lined, and are somewhat ancipitous when the plant is young, and eventually become terete later on. The internodes...
-  Spathium because the terminal inflorescence erupts through two narrow, ancipitous spathes. The closely spaced slender stems grow little more than 1 dm tall...
- divergent or lateral branches. The orange to brown four-lined stems are ancipitous when young and become terete, with their cortex exfoliating in strips...
- or drooping or sometimes straggling. Its stems are red, 4-lined, and ancipitous when young, but later become terete. The stems are 15-50 mm long, meaning...
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