How to Pronounce awn?

Correct pronunciation for the word "awn" is [ˈɔːn], [ˈɔːn], [ˈɔː_n].

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"Awn" in context

An awn is an arching or tufted appendage of a plant. It is typically covered with very fine hair-like strands and often functions to support photosynthesis and reduce water loss through evaporation. Commonly found on grasses, an awn can also be present on the reproductive organs of some plant species.

Awns are believed to have evolved as an adaptation to deal with stressful physical conditions in the environment. The awn can reduce water loss by keeping the reproductive organs shaded and cool.

What are similar-sounding words for awn?

Usage over time for awn:

This graph shows how "awn" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

7 words made out of letters AWN

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