awn definition

  • noun:
    • A slender, bristlelike appendage found on the spikelets of many grasses.
    • The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any similar bristlelike appendage; arista.
    • The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any comparable bristlelike appendage; arista.
    • In botany, a bristle-shaped terminal or dorsal appendage, such as the beard of wheat, barley, and many grasses.
    • thin bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses
    • A slender, bristlelike appendage found on the spikelets of many grasses.
    • The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any similar bristlelike appendage; arista.
    • The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any comparable bristlelike appendage; arista.
    • In botany, a bristle-shaped terminal or dorsal appendage, like the beard of grain, barley, and lots of grasses.
    • slender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses
  • others:
    • An obsolete or dialectal form of own.
    • An obsolete or dialectal kind of own.

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