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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Acerose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.
  • adj. Acerose; needle-shaped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.
  • adj. Acerose; needle-shaped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of aceric acid.
  • Needle-shaped or rod-shaped: specifically applied to monaxon spicules found in calcareous sponges; in botany, same as acerose .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

Etymologies

From Latin ācer, sharp; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
aceric + -ate. See acetic (Wiktionary)

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