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acerose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acerose  \Ac"er*ose`\,  a.  [(a)  L.  acerosus  chaffy,  fr  acus,  gen. 
  aceris  chaff;  b  as  if  fr  L.  acus  needle:  cf  F. 
  ac['e]reux.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Having  the  nature  of  chaff;  chaffy. 
  b  Needle-shaped,  having  a  sharp,  rigid  point,  as  the  leaf 
  of  the  pine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acerose 
  adj  :  narrow  and  long;  as  pine  leaves  [syn:  {acerate},  {acicular}, 
  {needle-shaped}] 




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