Acaulous
Acaulose A*cau"lose, Acaulous A*cau"lous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? stalk or L. caulis stalk. See {Cole}.] (Bot.) Same as {Acaulescent}. [1913 Webster]

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  • acaulous — acaulous, a. Bot. (əˈkɔːləs) [f. mod.L. acaulis, Fr. acaule + ous.] = acaulescent. In Craig. ¶ Of the three preceding attempts to english Linnæus s acaulis, Jussieu s acaule, this is most in accordance with Eng. analogies …   Useful english dictionary

  • acaulous — adjective acaulescent …   Wiktionary

  • Acaulose — A*cau lose, Acaulous A*cau lous, a. [Gr. ?; a priv. + ? stalk or L. caulis stalk. See {Cole}.] (Bot.) Same as {Acaulescent}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • acaulose — adjective variant of acaulous …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • acaulescent — [ā kô′ləsā΄kô les′ nt] adj. [ A 2 + CAULESCENT] Bot. having no stem or only a very short stem: also acaulous [ā kô′ləs] acaulescence n …   English World dictionary

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