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Definition of the noun acrogen

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noun - plural: acrogens

  1. any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: flora / plant / plant life = a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

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Google previewHughes's Science Readers (1884)

by A. Newsholme

Acrogen means a point- grower — that is, a plant which grows only in height, not in width. This property is especially characteristic of ferns, and a few allied plants, all of which are flowerless.

Google previewThe Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ... (1856)

The acrogen is a curious lichen, allied to the ...

Google previewThe Journal of the Royal Geographical Society (1856)

JRGS by Royal Geographical Society

The acrogen is a curious lichen, allied to the ...

Google previewDictionary of Geology and Mineralogy (1843)

Comprising Such Terms in Botany, Chemistry, Comparative Anatomy, Conchology, Entomology, Palaeontology, Zoology, and Other Branches of Natural History, as are Connected with the Study of Geology by William Humble

An acrogen is a cylindrical plant growing at its point only ...

Google previewFirst Lessons in Geology; with a special article on the toadstones of Derbyshire, and a glossary ... sections, etc (1857)

by William Adam

Acrogens: From up“ and qevvau. An acrogen is a cylindrical plant, growing at its point only, and never augmenting in thickness when once formed. Aerolile .~ From Hip and A19“, Gr. a name given to meteoric stones. A'ggregate (Aggrego, Lat): ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1878)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The term Acrogen means summitrgrower, that is, a plant in which the stern increases specially by the summit. This is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH (dxpéhrdor), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the ...

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Acrogen Meaning

Video shows what acrogen means. any flowerless plant whose growth takes place at the tip of the main stem, especially the cryptogam ferns. acrogen ...

Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1G2E1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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