[ as-uh-nair-ee-uh s ]
/ ˌæs əˈnɛər i əs /

adjective Botany.

covered with globose vesicles resembling grape seeds, as certain algae.


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Origin of acinarious

probably < French acinaire (< Latin acin(us) acinus + French -aire -aire) + -ious Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020