acervately

acervate

[uh-sur-vit, -veyt, as-er-veyt]
adjective Botany, Mycology.
pertaining to growth, especially of fungi, that forms a dense, heaped-up mass.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin acervātus heaped up (past participle of acervāre), equivalent to acerv(us) heap + -ātus -ate1

acervately, adverb
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acervate (əˈsɜːvɪt, -ˌveɪt)
 
adj
growing in heaps or clusters
 
[C19: from Latin acervātus, from acervāre to heap up, from acervus a heap]
 
a'cervately
 
adv

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