Definición de falcate en inglés:


Saltos de línea: fal|cate
Pronunciación: /ˈfalkeɪt


Botany & Zoology
  • Curved like a sickle; hooked: the mandibles are falcate
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    • Beaked whales have a small, falcate dorsal fin, which is set fairly far back on their bodies (well beyond the midpoint).
    • The shape of the dorsal fin is variable ranging from low and stubby with a broad base to high and falcate (curved).
    • The shell is very long and narrow, falcate, fibrous, and distinctly exhibiting the small septa as they occur in the genus Caprina.


early 19th century: from Latin falcatus, from falx, falc- 'sickle'.

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