adj. [L. acinarius, pert. to grapes]
Having globose vesicles resembling grape seeds.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • acinarious — /as euh nair ee euhs/, adj. Bot. covered with globose vesicles resembling grape seeds, as certain algae. [prob. < F acinaire ( < L acin(us) ACINUS + F aire AIRE) + IOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acinarious — ac·i·nar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • acinarious — |asə|na(a)rēəs adjective Etymology: probably from French acinaire, from Latin acinus berry, grape, grape or berry seed + French aire arious : covered (as of certain algae) with globose vesicles like grape seeds * * * /as euh nair ee euhs/, adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

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