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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 achene /əˈkin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·chene A·che·ni·um n.  Bot. A small, dry, indehiscent fruit, containing a single seed, as in the buttercup; -- called a naked seed by the earlier botanists. [Written also akene and achænium.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the
          fruit wall