acerose

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæs.əˌɹoʊs/, /ˈæs.əˌɹoʊz/
  • Hyphenation: ac‧er‧ose

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin acerosus chaffy, from acus, (genitive aceris), chaff

Adjective[edit]

acerose (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having the nature of chaff; chaffy.

Etymology 2[edit]

As if from Latin acus needle: compare French acéreux

Adjective[edit]

acerose (not comparable)

  1. (botany) needle-shaped, having a sharp, rigid point, as the leaf of the pine.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acerōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of acerōsus