Sentence Examples


  • The wild oat, moreover, has a long stiff awn, usually twisted near the base.
  • Pointed, awn twisted at base.
  • The awn is also of use in burying the fruit in the soil.
  • 1); in Erodium and Pelargonium each coccus remains closed, and the long twisted upper portion separates from the central column, forming an awn, the distribution of which is favoured by the presence of bristles or hairs.
  • On awn-0 as applied to God, cf.
 

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