acauline

adjective

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acaulˈine /-līn or -lin/ or acaulose /-lōsˈ/ adjective
Stemless
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Main Entry:acaulescent

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acauline, a. Bot.
(əˈkɔːlɪn, -aɪn)
[f. mod.L. acaul-is stemless (f. Gr.priv. + L. caulis stem) + -ine. Cf. mod.Fr. acaule.]
in Craig.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Acauline — A*cau line, a. [Pref. a not + cauline.] (Bot.) Same as {Acaulescent}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acauline — adjective acaulescent …   Wiktionary

  • acauline — acau·line …   English syllables

  • acaulescent — acaulescence, n. /ak aw les euhnt, ay kaw /, adj. Bot. not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem. Also, acauline /ay kaw lin, luyn/, acaulose /ay kaw lohs/, acaulous /ay kaw leuhs/. [1850 55; A 6 + CAULESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • acaulescent — adjective Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed in the ground. Syn: acaulous, acauline …   Wiktionary

  • acaulescent — /eɪkɔˈlɛsənt/ (say aykaw lesuhnt) adjective not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem. Also, acauline /eɪˈkɔlaɪn/ (say ay kawluyn), acaulose /eɪˈkɔloʊs/ (say ay kawlohs), acaulous /eɪˈkɔləs/ (say ay kawluhs) …   Australian English dictionary

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