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acerous

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[ ey-seer-uhs ]
/ eɪˈsɪər əs /
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adjective Zoology.

having no antennae.
having no horns.

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Origin of acerous

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<Greek akerós, equivalent to a-a-6 + -keros, adj. derivative of kéras horn; see -ous

Definition for acerous (2 of 2)

acerous2
[ as-er-uhs ]
/ ˈæs ər əs /

adjective Botany.

Origin of acerous

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First recorded in 1840–50
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