Definition of excrescent in English:

excrescent

Line breaks: ex|cres|cent
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈskrɛs(ə)nt
 
, ɛks-/

adjective

  • 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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