Awn

Slender bristle-like projection arising from the back or tip of the glumes and lemmas in some grasses.

awn

[n] - slender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses
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Awn

A terminal or lateral bristle on a seed or plant organ.
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Awn

A bristle characteristic of the spikelets in some grasses.
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Awn

A stiff bristle, especially on the grains of cereals and grasses.
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Awn

Awn (an) noun [ Middle English awn , agune , from Icelandic ögn , plural agnir ; akin to Swedish agn , Danish avne , Goth. ahana , Old High German agana , German agen , ahne , chaff, Greek 'a`chnh , Anglo-Saxon ...
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awn

<botany> A bristle-like appendage, for example on the tip or back of the lemma of a grass floret. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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awn

noun slender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses
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Awn

• (n.) The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any similar bristlelike appendage; arista.
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awn

(from the article `Poaceae`) Special spikelet structures aid in the dispersal and establishment of grass seeds. The backs or tips of glumes and lemmas may develop one or more ...
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Awn

A bristlelike projection, often arising from the tip of a structure.
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Awn

a slender, stiff terminal bristle attached at its base to another structure or organ such as a leaf or grass stem
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Awn

[botany] In botany, an awn is either a hair- or bristle-like appendage on a larger structure, or in the case of the Asteraceae, a stiff needle-like element of the pappus. Awns are characteristic of many grasses (Poaceae), where they extend from the lemmas of the florets. This often makes the hairy appearance of the grass synfloresce. Awns m...
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awn

fine bristle-like appendage; e.g. terminating or on the back of glumes and/or lemmas of some grass spikelets.
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Awn

A bristle-like appendage.
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Awn

A bristle-like process.
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awn

a bristle, often located in a terminal position on a specific plant part.
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awn

a slender, bristle-like projection, e.g. from the back or tip of the glumes and lemmas in some grasses and on the fruit of some Geraniaceae. adj. awned
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Awn

A bristle-like part or appendage.
Found on http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Gardening_Terms

Awn

a group of bristle-like appendages
Found on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm

Awn

a group of bristle-like appendages
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awn

a bristle-like part or appendage; any small pointed process
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awn

beard or similar bristly growth on stalk of grain
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