Definition of supercrescence in English:

supercrescence

noun

rare
  • A thing which grows over or on top of something else, a superficial growth; a living organism which grows on another, a parasite or epiphyte.

Pronunciation

supercrescence

/ˌsuːpəˈkrɛsns/ /ˌsjuːpəˈkrɛsns/

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Browne (1605–1682), physician and author. From supercrescent see -ence.