acerous

1
[as-er-uh s]

adjective Botany.


Origin of acerous

1
First recorded in 1840–50

acerous

2
[ey-seer-uh s]

adjective Zoology.

having no antennae.
having no horns.

Origin of acerous

2
< Greek akerós, equivalent to a- a-6 + -keros, adj. derivative of kéras horn; see -ous
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