Meaning of abaxile in English:


Pronunciation /aˈbaksʌɪl/


rare Botany
  • Of the core of an apple or other pome (when viewed in transverse section): having the seed chambers arranged asymmetrically and distant from the main axis of the fruit. Of the seed chambers of the core: having this arrangement and distant from the axis of the fruit.


Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From ab- + axile.