Pronounced: PA-shuh (alt 1: PASH-uh; alt 2: puh-SHAH), noun
Notes: I don’t think I’ve run across this word
The word falcate means “narrow and curved in shape like a scythe or sickle”
This word came into English in the early or mid-1800s
Background / Comments
A synonym is falciform. Our word comes from the Latin word falcātus (sickle-shaped), of which falc- is a stem of falx (sickle).