Definition of acrospire in English:

acrospire

noun

  • The plumule or shoot of a grain of barley or other cereal used in malting.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Simpson (fl. 1665–1677). From acrospire.

Pronunciation:

acrospire

/ˈakrə(ʊ)spʌɪə/