Definition of excrescent in English:


Syllabification: ex·cres·cent
Pronunciation: /ˌikˈskres(ə)nt


1Forming or constituting an excrescence.
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  • One hour's light to be left and there's the excrescent moon sponging off the last of it.
2(Of a speech sound) added without etymological justification (e.g., the -t at the end of the surname Bryant).

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