Acerval A*cer"val, a. [L. acervalis, fr. acervus heap.] Pertaining to a heap. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • acerval — † acerval, a. Obs. 0 [ad. L. acervālis adj. f. acervus a heap; see al1.] ‘Belonging to a heap.’ Bailey 1731, and subseq. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • acervate — adjective /ˈæs.ə.veɪt,ˈæs.ɚ.veɪt/ Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters. Syn: heap, pile See Also: acerval, coacervate …   Wiktionary

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