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Definition of the adjective acerous
What does acerous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [zoology] Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks
- [zoology] Without antennae, as some insects
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by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava
Acerous: Without antennae. Only Protura ...
by Manjit Singh Dhooria
Acerous: Without antennae. Only Protura are entirely acerous.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Acerous; Acerose. See Outline Shape. Cf. Setiform.
The Imperial Dictionary (1863)
English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie
An acerous or acerose leaf is one which is linear and permanent, in form of a needle, as in pine, or common Jua. [L. acerosus, chaffy, from acus, chaff or a Acerous Leaves (Yewl. niper. ACERVAL, a. Pertaining to a heap. ACERVATE, v. t. To ...
For General Use by Karel Jonáš
acerous, aceróse, âseres, ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Also, acerate, acerous. acerous Zoology, without horns or antennae. Botany, see acerose. acervate Biology, growing in a dense cluster or heap; used especially of certain fungi. Acervularia Paleontology, an extinct cerioid massive coral of the ...
A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie
a sharp point; as, an acerous oracerose leaf, ...
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
Acerous. A term applied to insects that have no antennae. AckTABULA. The fleshy sucking-cups with which many of the invertebrate unimals are provided, AchAT, NE. Marked with various concentrie, curved, or parallel lines, resembling the ...
by John Ogilvie
An acerous or acerose leaf is one which is linear and permanent, in form of a needle, as in pine, or commonjuniper. ACERVAL, a. Pertaining to a heap. ACERVATE, v. t. To heap up. . ACES CENCY, n. [L. acescens, turning sour, from acesco.
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)
by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)
Mixed ACEROUs, asse-rus, with chaff; chaffy; resembling chaff. In Botany, applied to leaves which are linear and permanent in the form of a needle, as in the pine and juniper, or yew;-from acer, sharp. Ac£RVAL, a-ser'val, a. Occuring in heaps.
by Abraham Rees
See also AcETIc Acid, AcETITE, Acerous Acid, and Acetum. - - VINEGAR, in Rural Economy, is an acid or cooling liquid that may be made use of with confiderable benefit in different sorts of field labour, in mixture with water or other fluids, ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3E1R1O1U1S1
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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