achenial

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a·chene

also a·kene  (ā-kēn′)
n.
A small, dry, indehiscent one-seeded fruit with a thin wall, as in a sunflower.

[New Latin achēnium : Greek a-, without; see a-1 + Greek khainein, to yawn.]

a·che′ni·al (-nē-əl) adj.
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Adj.1.achenial - pertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruitachenial - pertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit
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