acervate

adjective
acer·​vate | \ əˈsərvə̇t, ˈasərˌvāt \

Definition of acervate

: growing in heaps or closely compacted clusters acervate fungal sporophores

Other Words from acervate

acervately adverb

First Known Use of acervate

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acervate

Latin acervatus, past participle of acervare to heap up, from acervus heap

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“Acervate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acervate. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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