acerous

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See acerose.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæs.əɹ.əs/
  • Hyphenation: ac‧er‧ous

Adjective[edit]

acerous (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of acerose

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, not) + κέρας (kéras, horn)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪˈsɪeɹ.əs/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ce‧rous

Adjective[edit]

acerous (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Destitute of tentacles.
    an acerous mollusk
  2. (zoology) Without antennae.
    an acerous insect

Anagrams[edit]