Definitions

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  • adj. Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
  • v. To heap up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To heap up.
  • adj. Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To heap up.
  • In botany, heaped; growing in heaps, or in closely compacted clusters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to a growth of fungi that forms a heaped-up mass

Etymologies

From Latin acervātus, perfect passive participle of acervō ("heap or pile up"), from acervus ("heap"). (Wiktionary)

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  • growing in a dense, heaped-up mass (referring to fungi)

    June 12, 2007