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Definition of the adjective acerose

What does acerose mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

Alternative definition of the adjective acerose

adjective

  1. [botany] Having the nature of chaff; chaffy.
  2. [botany] needle-shaped, having a sharp, rigid point, as the leaf of the pine.

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Google previewA Dictionary of botanical terms, etc (1856)

by John Stevens Henslow

S Acerella'tus, somewhat acerose. AcERINEA, (from the genus AcER) the Sycamore tribe. A small natural Order composed of trees peculiar to the more temperate parts of the northern hemisphere. The flowers are usually small and green, and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The leaves are either scale-like or slender and spreading (acerose), or both in the '" (See juniper.) Eight or ten fossil species are desc d from various parts of the world, largely from the Tertiary of Europe and the Cretaceous and Tertiary of the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acerate see acerose. acerbophobia or acerophobia Psychology, an irrational fear of sour tastes. Acerentomidae ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

acerose (as'e-ros), a. [< L. accrosus, chaffy. (acus (acer-) = Gr. irnpov, chaff ; akin to E. awn, q. v., and also to L. acer, sharp, and acus, a needle ; from a root *ac, be sharv. The second sense seems to rest upon L. acus ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

—Leaves acerose, entire, pointed. Corolla hairy all over, externally. Stigma awl-shaped. Cones globose. Follicles tumid, rather compressed at the summit.—Found on low heaths in Lewin's land.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Erica umbellata, or umbelled heath : leaves acerose, corollas bell-shaped, style standing out. This little shrub ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

a Cerose acerose (as 'e-rös), a. [( L. acerosus, chaffy. (acus (acer-) = Gr. havpov, chaff; akin to awn, 'it': and also to L. acer, sharp, and acus, e a needle; from a root \ | W, Z - * */ *ac, be sharp. The second sense seems WW to rest upon L. acus ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

mummiformmushroomshaped fungiform, agariciform nail orclawshaped unguiform narrowing atthe top fastigiate navellike umbiliform, umbiliciform necklike colliform needleshaped aciform, acicular, acerose, aciculate, styloid netlike retiform, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology (2003)

by Linda D. Stetzenbach, Marylynn V. Yates

acerose stiff and needle-like. acetic acid bacteria aerobic, ...

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Acerose Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1R1O1S1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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