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Origin of achene
OTHER WORDS FROM achenea·che·ni·al [ey-kee-nee-uhl, uh-kee-], /eɪˈki ni əl, əˈki-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for achene
Achene flattened, linear-oblong, beaked with the long persistent style.
Compared with U. dioica, this achene is thinner and shorter.Seeds of Michigan Weeds|W. J. (William James) Beal
Fruit an achene, buried in the greatly enlarged fleshy calyx.
Achene obtusely triangular, partly 3-celled, enclosed in the indurated calyx.
Ovary 1-celled with a suspended ovule, becoming an achene; calyx none; aquatic herbs, with finely dissected whorled leaves.