acrogenous

adjective acrog·e·nous \ə-ˈkrä-jə-nəs, a-\
variants: less commonly

acrogenic

\¦a-krə-¦je-nik\

Definition of acrogenous

  1. 1 :  increasing by growth from the summit or apex

  2. 2 [acrogen + -ous or -ic] :  relating to an acrogen

acrogenously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of acrogenous

acr- + -genous, -genic


First Known Use: 1838


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