What is another word for achene?

Pronunciation: [ˈe͡ɪkn] (IPA)

An achene is a type of dry fruit that contains a single seed and does not split open. There are several synonyms for the word "achene", including achenium, cypsela, nutlet, and utricle. Achenium is a term used specifically for the fruit of the Compositae family, which includes the daisy and sunflower. Cypsela is another term used for the fruit of the same family but is also used for fruits of other families. Nutlet is a term that can be used to refer to any small nut-like fruit, and utricle is generally used to refer to a small, bladder-like fruit that contains a single seed.

What are the hypernyms for Achene?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Achene?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for achene (as nouns)

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