Noun Acrospire Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acrospire

Pronunciation:

/ˈakrə(ʊ)spʌɪə/

Definition:
1.

noun

The plumule or shoot of a grain of barley or other cereal used in malting.
    ((n.) The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate; the plumule in germination; -- so called from its spiral form.)


    Origin:
    Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Simpson (fl. 1665–1677). From acrospire.

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