acinous

[ as-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˈæs ə nəs /

adjective

consisting of acini.

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Also ac·i·nose [as-uh-nohs] /ˈæs əˌnoʊs/.

Origin of acinous

From the Latin word acinōsus, dating back to 1870–75. See acinus, -ous
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