supercrescent

adjective

su·​per·​cres·​cent
-nt
: growing on a thing : parasitic

Word History

Etymology

Latin supercrescent-, supercrescens, present participle of supercrescere to grow over, from super- + crescere to grow

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“Supercrescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercrescent. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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