from The Century Dictionary.
- To heap up.
- In botany, heaped; growing in heaps, or in closely compacted clusters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To heap up.
- adjective Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
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- adjective rare
Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
- verb obsolete To
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- adjective pertaining to a growth of fungi that forms a heaped-up mass
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From Latin acervātus, perfect passive participle of acervō ("heap or pile up"), from acervus ("heap").
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reesetee commented on the word acervate
growing in a dense, heaped-up mass (referring to fungi)
June 12, 2007