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 for Acinus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acinus \Ac"i*nus\ ([a^]s"[i^]*n[u^]s), n.; pl. Acini. [L.,
     grape, grapestone.]
     1. (Bot.)
        (a) One of the small grains or drupelets which make up
            some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry,
            etc.
        (b) A grapestone.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Anat.) One of the granular masses which constitute a
        racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of
        the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.
        --Quain.
        [1913 Webster]

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