Definition of excrescent in English:

excrescent

adjective

  • 1Forming or constituting an excrescence.

    • ‘One hour's light to be left and there's the excrescent moon sponging off the last of it.’
    bulging, bulbous, popping, swelling, swollen, distended, sticking out, jutting, jutting out, protruding
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  • 2(of a speech sound) added without etymological justification (e.g. the -t at the end of the surname Bryant).

Pronunciation:

excrescent

/ɛkˈskrɛs(ə)nt//ɪkˈskrɛs(ə)nt/