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(English) Tapering to a point; pointed. Used to describe, e.g., the shape of the caudal fin of eels. (See also: acute, caudal fin)
(French) Effiler à un point ; pointu. Utilisé pour décrire, par exemple, la forme de la nageoire caudale des anguilles. (See also: acute, caudal fin)
(Portuguese) Estreitando num ponto. Utilizado, p. ex., na descrição da barbatana caudal dos anguiliformes. (See also: acute, caudal fin)

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