Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
  • verb obsolete To heap up.

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

  • adjective pertaining to a growth of fungi that forms a heaped-up mass

Etymologies

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From Latin acervātus, perfect passive participle of acervō ("heap or pile up"), from acervus ("heap").

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  • growing in a dense, heaped-up mass (referring to fungi)

    June 12, 2007