Definition of Akene

1. n. Same as Achene.



Definition of Akene

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of achene) ¹

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Definition of Akene

1. achene [n -S] - See also: achene

Medical Definition of Akene

1. Same as Achene. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Akene

akdalaite
akdalaites
ake
akeake
akebia
aked
akedah
akedahs
akee
akee tree
akees
akela
akelas
akembe
aken
akene (current term)
akenes
akeni
akenned
akenness
akenning
akens
akepiro
akepiros
aker
akermanite
akes
akether
aketon

Literary usage of Akene

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"akene orbicular- 2. Rumex. Semis 6, the outer spreading, the inner enlarging and ... akene mostly 3-angled. Annuals or perennials. lobes. ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"The fruit of Composite (though not of a single carpel) is also an akene. ... A Utricle is the same as an akene, but with a thin and ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... at length deciduous with the enclosed akene, or opening ven- trally so that this is shed. Uppermost leaves involúcrate around the sessile head. - Nutt. ..."

4. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"THE akene 289. We know that the office of the flower is to produce seeds with which to perpetuate the plant. The seeds are borne in various numbers and ..."

5. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"... little exceeding the breadth of the akene. — Proc. Am. Acad. xix. 42. .Plains of Colorado to W. Texas. 0. ..."

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