Supercrescence Su`per*cres"cence, n. [See {Supercrescent}.] That which grows upon another growing thing; a parasite. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • supercrescence — su·per·cres·cence …   English syllables

  • supercrescence — |süpə(r)|kresən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: from supercrescent, after such pairs as English excrescent : excrescence : a parasitic organism …   Useful english dictionary

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