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Definition of the adjective acerous

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adjective

  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 previewA Complete Pronouncing Dictionary of the English and Bohemian Languages (1892)

For General Use by Karel Jonáš

acerous, aceróse, âseres, ...

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 previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

a sharp point; as, an acerous oracerose leaf, ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... 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 ...

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 previewA 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.

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

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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