Excrescent

Ex*cres"cent

(?), a. [L. excresens, -entis, p. pr. of excrescere to grow out ; ex out + crescere to grow. See Crescent.] Growing out in an abnormal or morbid manner or as a superfluity.
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Expunge the whole, or lip the excrescent parts.
Pope.
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Excrescent letter (Philol.), a letter which has been added to a root; as, the d in alder (AS. alr) is an excrescent letter.
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