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awn



Pronunciation: (ôn), [key]
n. Bot.
1. a bristlelike appendage of a plant, esp. on the glumes of grasses.
2. such appendages collectively, as those forming the beard of wheat, barley, etc.
3. any similar bristle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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