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Yes. The word acer is a Scrabble US word. The word acer is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word acer is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

A1C3E1R1

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4 letters words from 'acer'

ACER 6ACRE 6
CARE 6RACE 6

3 letters words from 'acer'

ACE 5ARC 5
ARE 3CAR 5
EAR 3ERA 3
REC 5 

2 letters words from 'acer'

AE 2AR 2
EA 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of acer

acer caer aecr eacr cear ecar acre care arce race crae rcae aerc earc arec raec erac reac cera ecra crea rcea erca reca

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Definitions and meaning of acer

acer

Noun

acer (plural acers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of acre

Anagrams

  • -care, Acre, CERA, Care, Cera, Crea, Race, acre, care, e-car, race, race-

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin aciārium, from Latin aciēs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp, pointed). Compare French acier, Galician aceiro, Italian acciaio, Occitan acièr, Portuguese aço, Spanish acero.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /əˈse/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /aˈseɾ/

Noun

acer m (uncountable)

  1. steel

Derived terms

  • acer inoxidable

Related terms

  • acerar

Further reading

  • “acer” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Latin

Etymology 1

From Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp). The change from o-stem to i-stem declension is irregular and not fully explained. Likewise, Latin has irregular lengthening of the vowel. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκρος (ákros).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaː.ker/, [ˈäːkɛr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.t͡ʃer/, [ˈɑːt͡ʃɛr]

Adjective

ācer (feminine ācris, neuter ācre, comparative ācrior, superlative ācerrimus, adverb ācriter); third-declension three-termination adjective

  1. sharp, sour, bitter, pungent
  2. keen, sharp, acute, sagacious
  3. energetic, active, vigorous
  4. eager, zealous, spirited
  5. subtle
  6. severe, violent, cruel, hot
  7. penetrating, piercing
Declension

Third-declension three-termination adjective.

Derived terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

Same as Etymology 1, with reference to multi-pointed leaves.
Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag "ak̂er-"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.ker/, [ˈäkɛr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.t͡ʃer/, [ˈɑːt͡ʃɛr]

Noun

acer n (genitive aceris); third declension

  1. maple tree
Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Derived terms
  • acernus
Descendants
  • Catalan: auró
  • Esperanto: acero
  • French: érable
  • Italian: acero
  • Portuguese: ácer
  • Romanian: arțar
  • Spanish: ácere, arce
  • Translingual: Acer

References

  • acer in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acer in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • acer in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Old French

Etymology

See acier.

Noun

acer m (nominative singular acers)

  1. Alternative form of acier

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle English aker.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈakɛr/
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈakar/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈakɛr/

Noun

acer f (plural aceri)

  1. acre
    Synonyms: cyfair, erw

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “acer”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a plant of the maple genus.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)