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synonyms for achene

  • kernel
  • caryopsis
  • stone
  • utricle
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How to use achene in a sentence

Fruit a circumscissile 2-celled capsule, with one or more peltate seeds in each cell, or an achene.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Ovary 1-celled with a suspended ovule, becoming an achene; calyx none; aquatic herbs, with finely dissected whorled leaves.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achene (commonly solitary) enclosed in the 4-angled dry and thickish closed calyx-tube.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Ovary with a single cell and ovule, tipped with a long laterally stigmatic style, maturing as an achene.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achene obtusely triangular, partly 3-celled, enclosed in the indurated calyx.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Fruit an achene, buried in the greatly enlarged fleshy calyx.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achene elliptical, closely invested by the dry and persistent compressed calyx.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achene flattened, linear-oblong, beaked with the long persistent style.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Style 2–3-cleft, its bulbous base persistent as a tubercle jointed upon the apex of the lenticular or triangular achene.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achene lenticular, wrinkled transversely, crowned with the persistent and broad tubercled base of the style.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACHENE

  • achene
  • caryopsis
  • kernel
  • stone
  • utricle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.