Fal"cate (?), Fal"ca*ted (?), a. [L. falcatus, fr. falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe.]

Hooked or bent like a sickle; as, a falcate leaf; a falcate claw; -- said also of the moon, or a planet, when horned or crescent-formed.

 

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