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

  • 寄生虫 — jìshēngchóng (1) [parasite; drones]∶比喻有劳动能力而不劳动, 靠别人为生的人 (2) [supercrescence]∶寄生在别的生物体上的动物, 如虱子、 跳蚤、 蛔虫等 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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