- an emerging
- an outgrowth from beneath the outer layer of a plant, as a rose prickle
Origin of emergencefrom Classical Latin emergens, present participle of emergere
- The act or process of emerging.
- A superficial outgrowth of plant tissue, such as the prickle of a rose.
prickles on a rose stem
OriginSee also: émergence
From French émergence