Origin of excrescent
Examples from the Web for excrescent
Skeat explains this form as fallen with an excrescent d, due to Scandinavian influence, citing also Bk.The Bruce|John Barbour
Round and about the tent and on its excrescent flooring were heaped our boxes, otherwise the wind would have blown it over.Through the Heart of Patagonia|H. Hesketh Prichard
You are regarded an excrescent growth on the body of civil society.
The insertion of excrescent p occurs after m in other words in Chaucer; as in solempne, dampne.
If heavy rains happen at this critical period, they will wash this excrescent substance off, and thereby damage the plants.