Definitions For Accrescent


Growing; increasing. : (Shuckford) (botany) Which keeps growing past the point it normally would stop and begin wilting. : The fruiting calyx is accrescent, covering all or most of the fruit. ::Bean (2012) "A taxonomic revision of the Solanum echinatum group (Solanaceae)", Phytotaxa 57:33–50, doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.57.1.6


Latin: accrescens Catalan: acrescent Portuguese: acrescente


From {{der, en, la, accrescens}}, accrescentis, present participle of accresco, accrescere, from ad + cresco, crescere, to grow

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