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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 previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

The leaves are either scale-like or slender and spreading (acerose), or both in the same plant. (See juniper.) Eight or ten fossil species are dcscr bed from various parts of the world, largely irom the Tertiary of Europe and the Cretaceous and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

a Cerose acerose (as'e-rös), a. [K L. acerosus, e' & acus (acer-) = Gr. davpov, chaff; akin to E. awn, q.v., and also to L. acer, sharp, and acus, a needle; from a root *ac, be sharp. The second sense seems to rest upon L. acus (acu-), a needle ; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

a Cerose acerose (as'e-rös), a [( L. acerosus, '' (acus (acer-) = Gr. 33 vpov, chaff; akin to E. awn, q.v., and also to L. acer, sharp, and acus, a needle; from a root “ac , be sharp. The second sense seems to rest upon L. acus (acu-), a needle; but ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary (1849)

Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of All Plants Known in Britain; with a Full Explanation of Technical Terms by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley

AcERose, fine and slender, with a sharp point. AcETARious, anything belonging to the salad tribe ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1829)

Shrubby, erect; leaves acerose, linear, keeled, smooth, pressed close; branches one- flowered ; flowers sessile. 20. Xeranthemum fasciculatum. — Shrubby, erect ; leaves acerose, linear, subcylindrical, tomentose above; lower spreading; ...

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 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 previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

a Cerose acerose (as'e-rös), a [K L. acerosus, chaffy, Çacus (acer-) = Gr. &ropov, chaff; akin to E. awn, q.v., and also to L. acer, sharp, and acus, a needle; from a root *ac, be sharp. The second sense seems...

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 Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

very crowded, soon widely spreading, all alternate, palmately three- to seven-parted, acerose or subulate, rigid and pungent. Western California, 1854. Halfhardy perennial. SYN. Leptodactylon californicum (B.M. 4872). G. coronopifolia ...

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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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