Definition of achenium in English:

achenium

noun

Botany
  • Achene.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From scientific Latin achaenium from ancient Greek ἀ- + χαίνειν to gape + scientific Latin -ium.

Pronunciation:

achenium

/əˈkiːnɪəm/