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  • noun Plural form of achene.

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Examples

  • Those seed-containing dots on the exterior of strawberries are called achenes; each of these achenes is actually a fruit.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • These are called achenes, and each achene is an individual fruit containing a single seed.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • These are called achenes, and each achene is an individual fruit containing a single seed.

    At My Table

  • The fruiting "clock" that follows, though, rather puts the dandelion in the shade, being large and spherical and formed of beaked achenes.

    Country diary: North Derbyshire

  • I want to stop smelling the basal stipules, pinnate leaflets, hypanthium and achenes.

    Yolanda Reid Chassiakos: A Rose By Any Other Name

  • It is noted for having miniature leaves that grow where the pips or achenes are usually found.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Those seed-containing dots on the exterior of strawberries are called achenes; each of these achenes is actually a fruit.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • It is noted for having miniature leaves that grow where the pips or achenes are usually found.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Those seed-containing dots on the exterior of strawberries are called achenes; each of these achenes is actually a fruit.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • It is noted for having miniature leaves that grow where the pips or achenes are usually found.

    The Fruit Hunters

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