Ancipitous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ancipitous (Bot) Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ancipitous Doubtful or double; ambiguous; double-faced or double-formed.
    • ancipitous Same as ancipital, 2.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. anceps, ancipitis, two-headed, double; an-, for amb-, on both sides + caput, head

Usage

In literature:

Ancipital: with two opposite edges or angles.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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