Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Continuous growth; an accretion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Continuous growth; an accretion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of increasing; gradual growth or increase; accretion.
  • n. That by which anything is increased; an increment.

Etymologies

From Italian, from Late Latin accrescentia (Wiktionary)

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