Achenium
Achene A*chene", Achenium A*che"ni*um . [Gr. 'a priv. + ? to gape.] (Bot.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; -- called a {naked seed} by the earlier botanists. [Written also {akene} and {ach[ae]nium}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • achaenium — Achene A*chene , Achenium A*che ni*um . [Gr. a priv. + ? to gape.] (Bot.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; called a {naked seed} by the earlier botanists. [Written also {akene} and {ach[ae]nium}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Achene — A*chene , Achenium A*che ni*um . [Gr. a priv. + ? to gape.] (Bot.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; called a {naked seed} by the earlier botanists. [Written also {akene} and {ach[ae]nium}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • akene — Achene A*chene , Achenium A*che ni*um . [Gr. a priv. + ? to gape.] (Bot.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; called a {naked seed} by the earlier botanists. [Written also {akene} and {ach[ae]nium}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naked seed — Achene A*chene , Achenium A*che ni*um . [Gr. a priv. + ? to gape.] (Bot.) A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; called a {naked seed} by the earlier botanists. [Written also {akene} and {ach[ae]nium}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pentachenium — Pen ta*che ni*um, n. [NL. See {Penta }, and {Achenium}.] (Bot.) A dry fruit composed of five carpels, which are covered by an epigynous calyx and separate at maturity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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