ac·​i·​nar·​i·​ous | \ ¦a-sə-¦na-rē-əs, -¦ner-ē- \

Definition of acinarious

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

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First Known Use of acinarious

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acinarious

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

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“Acinarious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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