accrescence

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian, from Late Latin accrescentia

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Noun[edit]

accrescence (countable and uncountable, plural accrescences)

  1. (rare) Continuous growth; an accretion.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Samuel Taylor Coleridge,:
      The silent accrescence of belief from the unwatched depositions of a general, never contradicted hearsy

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