awn awn

Definition(s):

  • (n) slender bristlelike appendage found on the bracts of grasses

Usage(s):

  • awn defends Coca-Cola's $25 million investment in Afghanistan, saying the objective was not just to make money, but also to help industrialize the country.

News

  • Pop or soda? Dialect maps show regional differences

    REGIONAL DIALECTS: While pop vs. soda vs. Coke, and the use of y'all in the South, have been long-understood regionalisms, the maps also show some surprising differences. Central and south-central Iowa calls a crayon a cray-awn, while the rest of the state says cray-ahn.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

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amalgamation amalgamation
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