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Meaning of ACCRESCENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cres"cent\, a. [L. accrescens, -entis, p. pr. of
accrescere; ad + crescere to grow. See {Crescent}.]
1. Growing; increasing. --Shuckford.

2. (Bot.) Growing larger after flowering. --Gray.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Increasing in size with age, as the calyx of some plants after flowering.
 

 

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