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acaulescent

[ ak-aw-les-uhnt, ey-kaw- ]
/ 藢忙k 蓴藞l蓻s 蓹nt, 藢e瑟 k蓴- /
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adjective Botany.
not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem.
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Origin of acaulescent

First recorded in 1850鈥55; a-6 + caulescent

OTHER WORDS FROM acaulescent

ac路au路les路cence, noun

Words nearby acaulescent

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How to use acaulescent in a sentence

  • Acaulescent (acaulis), apparently stemless; the proper stem, bearing the leaves and flowers, being very short or subterranean.

British Dictionary definitions for acaulescent

acaulescent
/ (藢忙k蓴藧藞l蓻snt) /

adjective
having no visible stem or a very short one
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