HyperDic: achene

English > 1 sense of the word achene:
NOUNplantachenesmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
English > achene: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningsmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall.
Narrowersamara, key fruit, keyA winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
BroaderfruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Spanishaquenio
Catalanaqueni
Adjectivesachenialpertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit

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