Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, an excrescence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, an excrescence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or resembling an excrescence; of the nature of an excrescence.

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Examples

  • Here, Dr. Faustus was still going down to very red and yellow perdition, under the superintendence of three green personages of a scaly humour, with excrescential serpents growing out of their blade-bones.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • The vestry, I think, occupies that excrescential edifice which I noticed yesterday as having grown out of the cathedral.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Volume 2.

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