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awn

 (ôn)
n. Botany
A slender bristle, especially one at the tip of a glume or lemma in a grass spikelet.

[Middle English awne, from Old Norse ögn or from Old English agen; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]

awned adj.
awn′less adj.
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Adj.1.awned - having awns i.e. bristlelike or hairlike appendages on the flowering parts of some cereals and grassesawned - having awns i.e. bristlelike or hairlike appendages on the flowering parts of some cereals and grasses; "awned wheatgrass"
awnless - lacking or having only very short awns; "awnless bromegrass"