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Meaning of GENICULATE

Pronunciation:  ju'nikyulit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (biology) bent at a sharp angle
 

GENICULATE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: crooked
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ge*nic"u*late\, a. [L. geniculatus, fr. geniculum
    little knee, knot or joint, dim. of genu knee. See {Knee}.]
    Bent abruptly at an angle, like the knee when bent; as, a
    geniculate stem; a geniculate ganglion; a geniculate twin
    crystal.
    
    
  2. \Ge*nic"u*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Geniculated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Geniculating}.]
    To form joints or knots on. [R.] --Cockeram.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Bent abruptly like a knee joint.
 

 

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