Definition for akene (2 of 2)
Origin of achene
Related formsa·che·ni·al [ey-kee-nee-uh l, uh-kee-] /eɪˈki ni əl, əˈki-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for akene
It is what the botanists call an akene, which simply means just one seed with a tight envelope about it.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
Akene of Virgin's-bower, retaining the feathered style, which aids in dissemination.
The fruit of Composit (though not of a single carpel) is also an akene.