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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-aw-les-uh nt, ey-kaw-]
    • /ˌæk ɔˈlɛs ənt, ˌeɪ kɔ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-aw-les-uh nt, ey-kaw-]
    • /ˌæk ɔˈlɛs ənt, ˌeɪ kɔ-/

Definitions of acaulescent word

  • adjective acaulescent having no visible stem or a very short one 3
  • adjective acaulescent having no stem or only a very short stem 3
  • adjective acaulescent not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem. 1
  • adjective acaulescent (botany) Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed in the ground. 0

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Origin of acaulescent

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; a-6 + caulescent

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Parts of speech for Acaulescent


acaulescent popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acaulescent usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for acaulescent

adjective acaulescent

  • stemmed — having a stem or a specified kind of stem (often used in combination): a long-stemmed rose.
  • cauline — relating to or growing from a plant stem
  • caulescent — having a stem clearly visible above the ground

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