Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a grape or a bunch of grapes; consisting of granular concretions.
  • Specifically, in anatomy, consisting of acini.

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

  • adjective Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions.

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  • adjective Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland)

Etymologies

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Latin acinosus, from acinus grapestone.

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