acrospire

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

acrospire (plural acrospires)

  1. (botany) The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.

Verb[edit]

acrospire (third-person singular simple present acrospires, present participle acrospiring, simple past and past participle acrospired)

  1. To put forth the first sprout.