(akros-, high, and speira, a .spire, Or.) The sprout at the end of seeds during germination, termed also the plume or plumule. Ackosia#39;Ired ... extreme, and stichos, a verse, Gr.) A poem in which the tirst letter of each line forms one of a name, title, or motto. ACKOSTICAXLY, a-krosa#39;te-kal-le, ad. In the manner of an acrostic.
|Title||:||A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language|
|Author||:||John Craig (F.G.S.)|