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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of acrospire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having or exhibiting the acrospire: especially, in malt-making, applied to the grains of barley which have sprouted so far as to exhibit the blade or plumule-end, together with the root or radicle.
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