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awn

any of the bristles growing from the spikelets of certain grasses, including cereals

awn

[ȯn]
(botany)
Any of the bristles at the ends of glumes or bracts on the spikelets of oats, barley, and some wheat and grasses. Also known as beard.
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Awn picks and buys her gems online from Brazil, India and the U.
G x E interaction was significant for all the traits except for spike length, awn length and biological yield, showing variation of genotypes over environments (Table 2).
A graduate of William Paterson University, Awn had also been working as a real estate agent specializing in Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn, most recently with Pari Passu.
The signing of the MOU shows the common commitment of the Yemeni Ministry of Education, Al Awn Foundation for Development and World Links Arab Region to equip teachers and students with the necessary technology skills to allow for the growth of a community of life-long learners and knowledge economies.
Mrs Awn said the Asian residents of the house had recently held a party or wedding, which attracted many guests.
The 2013 National Amateur champion English springer spaniel is another grass awn infection survivor.
AWN representative Shafiqa Habibi, at the meeting with the president, called for ensuring the security of women voters.
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Fayez Al-Tarawneh to form a new government replacing the outgoing government of Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh which tendered its resignation earlier today.
During the visit, President Yanukovych will also meet with Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh, Senate President Taher Masri, Lower House Speaker Abdul Karim Dughmi and other senior officials.
Amman, Rabi'II 22, 1433, Mar 15, 2012, SPA -- Jordanian Prime Minister Awn Al-Khasawneh said on Thursday Jordan gives great attention to improving the quality of health service for citizens and called for close cooperation among Arab health ministries.