acinaceous


acinaceous
\\|asə|nāshəs\ adjective
Etymology: acinus + -aceous
botany : containing seeds or kernels

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/as'euh nay"sheuhs/, adj. Bot.
having many small seeds, as a grape.
[1765-75; ACIN(US) + -ACEOUS]

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acināˈceous adjective
1. Full of pips
2. Berry-like
3. Like a cluster of grapes
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Main Entry:acinus

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acinaceous, a.
(ˌæsɪˈneɪʃəs)
[f. acin-us + -aceous.]
Consisting of acini; formed of a cluster of small berries or fleshy drupes, like a blackberry or raspberry.
In Ash.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Acinaceous — Ac i*na ceous, a. [L. acinus a grape, grapestone.] (Bot.) Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acinaceous — /as euh nay sheuhs/, adj. Bot. having many small seeds, as a grape. [1765 75; ACIN(US) + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acinaceous — adjective Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them …   Wiktionary

  • acinaceous — ac·i·na·ceous …   English syllables