acerous

Definition of acerous

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant of

acerous

adjective
ace·​rous | \ (ˈ)ā¦sirəs, -ēr- \

Definition of acerous (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : having no horns
2 : having no antennae
3 : having no tentacles

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First Known Use of acerous

Adjective

circa 1826, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for acerous

Adjective

Greek akeros, from a- a- entry 2 + keras horn

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The first known use of acerous was circa 1826

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“Acerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acerous. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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