supercrescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin supercrescens, present participle of supercrescere.

Adjective[edit]

supercrescent (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Growing on some other growing thing.
    • 1732, George Smith, Institutiones Chirurgicæ: or, Principles of Surgery:
      consume or diminish the supercrescent or overgrown Flesh

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

supercrēscent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of supercrēscō