Definition of acervate in English:

acervate

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Heaped; growing in heaps or closely compacted clusters.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From classical Latin acervātus, past participle of acervāre acervate.

Pronunciation:

acervate

/ˈasəveɪt//əˈsəːvət/