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Meaning of ACEROSE

Pronunciation:  'asu`rows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves
 

ACEROSE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acerate, acicular, needlelike, needle-shaped, pointed, simple, unsubdivided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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