: covered (as of certain algae) with globose vesicles like grape seeds

Word History


probably from French acinaire, from Latin acinus berry, grape, grape or berry seed + French -aire -arious

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acinarious was in 1875

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“Acinarious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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