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
  • 2(of a speech sound) added without etymological justification (e.g. the -t at the end of the surname Bryant).

Pronunciation

excrescent

/ɪkˈskrɛs(ə)nt/ /ɛkˈskrɛs(ə)nt/