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Origin of awn
OTHER WORDS FROM awnawned, adjectiveawn·less, adjectiveun·awned, adjective
Words nearby awn
Example sentences from the Web for awned
The first glume is lanceolate, acute and awned between two teeth, 7-nerved and scaberulous.
Scales imbricated in many ranks, awned below the apex, all floriferous.
All of them may be awned as in Chloris or only the fourth glume as in Andropogon.
Stamens 10; anthers 2-celled, awned on the back, opening lengthwise.
The reader is probably acquainted with the Fescue Grass, with its awned flowers arranged in one-sided panicles.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux