assurgent

[uh-sur-juh nt] /əˈsɜr dʒənt/
adjective, Botany
1.
curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
Origin
1570–80; < Latin assurgent- (stem of assurgēns rising up, present participle of assurgere). See as-, surgent
Related forms
assurgency, noun
British Dictionary definitions for ass-urgent
assurgent (əˈsɜːdʒənt)
 
adj
(of leaves, stems, etc) curving or growing upwards; rising
 
[C16: from Latin assurgere to rise up, from surgere to rise]
 
as'surgency
 
n

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