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Meaning of ACAULESCENT

Pronunciation:  `ako'lesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (botany) having no apparent stem above ground
 

ACAULESCENT is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: stemless
 
 Antonyms: caulescent, cauline, stemmed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`au*les"cent\, a. [Pref. a- not + caulescent.]
(Bot.)
Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed
in the ground. --Gray.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Describes a plant that lacks or seems to lack a stem.
 

 

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