caryopsis

Definitions of caryopsis
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n dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn

Synonyms:
grain
Types:
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amaranth
seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America
barleycorn
a grain of barley
wheat berry
a grain of wheat
kernel
a single whole grain of a cereal
rye
the seed of the cereal grass
corn
the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
Type of:
seed
a small hard fruit

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