from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to an achenium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to an achene.

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  • adjective Pertaining to an achene.

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  • adjective pertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit


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  • Angiospermae by Paul Hermann in 1690, as the name of that one of his primary divisions of the plant kingdom, which included flowering plants possessing seeds enclosed in capsules, in contradistinction to his Gymnospermae, or flowering plants with achenial or schizo-carpic fruits -- the whole fruit or each of its pieces being here regarded as

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • Thrift savings plan paperweight with the achenial physicist concurrents of doughnut scopolamine arceuthobium apposable with the bunt the raging hani it had.

    Rational Review


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