Definition of sickle-shaped in English:


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  • Having the shape of a crescent: a sickle-shaped scar
    More example sentences
    • We have a chart and know of course to find Ursa Major, then follow a line down to Regulus, a bright star at the foot of the sickle-shaped line of stars that forms the head of Leo.
    • First there's nothing, then a shadow of sea water takes shape in the gloom, a dark eye over a sickle-shaped mouth, and the shark swims slowly past my cage.
    • The sickle-shaped lake is 395 miles long, up to 49 miles wide, and up to 5710 feet deep.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody