Definition of acauline in US English:

acauline

adjective

Botany
  • = acaulescent.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Knowles (1759–1840), schoolmaster and lexicographer. From scientific Latin acaulis stemless + -ine. Compare earlier acaulose, acaulous, and acaulescent.

Pronunciation

acauline

/(ˌ)eɪˈkɔːlʌɪn/