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acerate

[as-uh-reyt, -er-it] /ˈæs əˌreɪt, -ər ɪt/
adjective
1.
acerose1 .
Origin of acerate
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin acer- (by the error analyzed for acerose1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for acerate

acerate

/ˈæsəˌreɪt; -rɪt/
adjective
1.
another word for acerose
Word Origin
C19: from Latin ācer sharp + -ate1
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