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Definition of the adjective acerous

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  1. [zoology] Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks
  2. [zoology] Without antennae, as some insects

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Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Acerous: Without antennae. Only Protura ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Acerous: Without antennae. Only Protura are entirely acerous.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Acerous; Acerose. See Outline Shape. Cf. Setiform.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific ... (1859)

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.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

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 ...

Google previewA compendious Medical Dictionary, containing an explanation of the terms in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, etc (1798)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.)

Acerous ACID. Distilled Vinegar. Salts formed by the union of this acid with different bases are termed amim. ACETUM. Vinegar; from acer, four. A sour liquor , obtained from many vegetable subfimces dissolved in boiling water, and from ...

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

See acerous 4cm. ACIDUM BENZOICUM. See BENZOES. ACIDUM!v CARBONICUM. Fixed air. This gas is disen— gaged by the decomposition of vegetable and animal matters. It exists in combination with Lime, Magnesia, Alkalis, Btc. It is in ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

— Scirrus, serious, cerrus, scirrous, cirrous, source, serous, sarse, ceruse, Ceres, sirius, sarsa, serous, cerasee, sea-horse, serass, acerous, series, cereous . * 041 — Cerote, swardy, wizard, seerwood, syrt, assart, assert, cerate, sword, ...

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

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

scratching the ground for food rasorial having ears aurated havinga tail caudate havingno tail anurous, acaudal havingatail with colored bands ringtailed having horns corniculate having nohorns acerous having twoteeth bidentate having ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Malabar Languages (1786)

Acerous,acerosiry, цоп'ыц. Accordance, ешзщ. Ache fu. Ake. Accordingly, дщыщвш. "Та Ache ...

Google previewThe Handy English Word Book, Forming a Complete Dictionary Appendix (1877)

Containing English Spellings and Spelling Rules; the Dictionary of English Inflected Words; Punctuation Based on the Analysis of Sentences; a Copious List of Foreign Quotations Re-spelt for Pronunciation

acerous. account. acetate. accompt* ncetitc.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1868)

by John Oswald

Acerous. Acervate. Acen-its.

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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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