[ ak-aw-les-uh nt, ey-kaw- ]
/ ˌæk ɔˈlɛs ənt, ˌeɪ kɔ- /
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/.
OTHER WORDS FROM acaulescentac·au·les·cence, noun
Words nearby acaulescent
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British Dictionary definitions for acauline (1 of 2)
/ (ˈækɔːˌlaɪn) /
biology having no stem
British Dictionary definitions for acauline (2 of 2)
/ (ˌækɔːˈlɛsənt) /
having no visible stem or a very short one
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