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  • I), the flowering glume having its dorsal rib prolonged into an awn (fig.
  • The wild oat, moreover, has a long stiff awn, usually twisted near the base.
  • Pointed, awn twisted at base.
  • 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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