[ak-aw-les-uhnt, ey-kaw-]
adjective Botany.
not caulescent; stemless; without visible stem.
Also, acauline [ey-kaw-lin, -lahyn] , acaulose [ey-kaw-lohs] , acaulous [ey-kaw-luhs] .

1850–55; a-6 + caulescent

acaulescence, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To acaulescent
World English Dictionary
acaulescent (ˌækɔːˈlɛsənt)
having no visible stem or a very short one

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Plants acaulescent, the leaves and flowers arising from the base.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature