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acaulescent

[ak-aw-les-uh nt, ey-kaw-]
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adjective Botany.
  1. not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem.
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Also a·cau·line [ey-kaw-lin, -lahyn] /eɪˈkɔ lɪn, -laɪn/, a·cau·lose [ey-kaw-lohs] /eɪˈkɔ loʊs/, a·cau·lous [ey-kaw-luh s] /eɪˈkɔ ləs/.

Origin of acaulescent

First recorded in 1850–55; a-6 + caulescent
Related formsac·au·les·cence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acauline

acauline

acaulose

adjective
  1. biology having no stem
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acaulescent

adjective
  1. having no visible stem or a very short one
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