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assurgent

[uh-sur-juh nt] /əˈsɜr dʒənt/
adjective, Botany
1.
curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
Origin of assurgent
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin assurgent- (stem of assurgēns rising up, present participle of assurgere). See as-, surgent
Related forms
assurgency, noun
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assurgent

/əˈsɜːdʒənt/
adjective
1.
(of leaves, stems, etc) curving or growing upwards; rising
Derived Forms
assurgency, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin assurgere to rise up, from surgere to rise
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