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acrospire

ac·ro·spire
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-spahyuh r]
    • /ˈæk rəˌspaɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-spahyuh r]
    • /ˈæk rəˌspaɪər/

Definitions of acrospire word

  • noun acrospire the first shoot developing from the plumule of a germinating grain seed 3
  • noun acrospire the spiral primary bud of germinating grain 3
  • noun acrospire the first sprout appearing in the germination of grain; the developed plumule of the seed. 1
  • noun acrospire (botany) The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate. 0
  • verb acrospire To put forth the first sprout. 0

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Origin of acrospire

First appearance:

before 1610
One of the 40% oldest English words
1610-20; acro- + spire1; replacing akerspire, equivalent to aker (Old English æchir ear of grain) + spire

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Parts of speech for Acrospire

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acrospire popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acrospire usage trend in Literature

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