Definition of acerval in English:

acerval

adjective

rare
  • Relating to a heap; resembling a pile.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From classical Latin acervālis characterized by piling up from acervus heap + -ālis.

Pronunciation:

acerval

/əˈsəːvl/