Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having awns: applied to leaves, leaf-stalks, etc., bearing a long rigid spine, as in barley, etc.

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

  • adjective (Bot.) Furnished with an awn, or long bristle-shaped tip; bearded.

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  • adjective Furnished with an awn, or long bristle-shaped tip; bearded.

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

  • adjective having awns i.e. bristlelike or hairlike appendages on the flowering parts of some cereals and grasses

Etymologies

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awn +‎ -ed

Examples

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  • Bearded? Out-hip that annoying hipster with a put-down that will leave him scratching his artfully-grown faceful.

    February 2, 2016