achene definition

  • noun:
    • A small, dry, indehiscent one-seeded fresh fruit with a thin wall surface, as with the sunflower.
    • a little, dried out, indehiscent good fresh fruit, containing one seed, as in the buttercup; -- known as a naked seed because of the earlier botanists
    • a little, dried out, indehiscent fresh fruit, containing a single seed, as with the buttercup; -- called a naked seed by the previous botanists.
    • English kind of achenium. Also spelled akene.
    • small dry indehiscent fresh fruit using the seed distinct through the fresh fruit wall surface

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