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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assurgent  \As*sur"gent\,  a.  [L.  assurgens  p.  pr  of  assurgere 
  ad  +  surgere  to  rise.] 
  Ascending;  (Bot.)  rising  obliquely;  curving  upward.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assurgent 
  adj  1:  (heraldry)  rising  from  the  sea;  "a  seahorse  assurgent" 
  2:  (botany)  growing  or  extending  upward;  "an  assurgent  stem  or 
  leaf" 




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