from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or condition of being excrescent.
  • noun An excrescence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Excrescence.

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

  • noun An excrescent state or condition; the quality or fact of growing out of something; abnormal or excessive development; an example of this.
  • noun obsolete An exuberant outburst; an extravagance.
  • noun obsolete An excrescence; something excrescent; an outgrowth.
  • noun obsolete An abnormal, morbid, or unsightly outgrowth.


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