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Definition of the noun acrospire

What does acrospire mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrospires

  1. [botany] The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.

Definition of the verb acrospire

What does acrospire mean as a doing word?


  1. To put forth the first sprout.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

Malt that contains acrospires at least three-quarters the seedlength in size isconsidered to be highly modified. The modification and growth of the acrospire ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1856)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

The malting, however, is complete before the acrospire becomes a leaf. The barley couch absorbs oxygen and emits carbonic acid, just as animals do in breathing, but to a very limited extent; for the grain loses only three per cent, of its weight ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

The gerrninatiotr of the radicles and acrospire carries off the cohesive proper-ties of the barley, thereby contributing to ...

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Acrospire Meaning

Video shows what acrospire means. The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.. Acrospire Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1S1P3I1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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