adjective. curved like a sickle.
Sentences with falcate
1. Verb, base form
There are dozens of words that can be used to describe the shape of leaves, like acicular, or narrow and pointed; orbicular, or round; and falcate, which means sickle-shaped.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Examine the lobes on the southern red oak (Quercus falcate) and species such as turkey and Shumard oak.