Aril

An aril (pronounced l), also called an arillus, is any specialized outgrowth from the funiculus (attachment point of the seed) (or hilum) that covers or is attached to the seed. The term is sometimes applied to any fleshy appendage of the seed in flowering plants, such as the mace of the nutmeg seed. The aril is often an edible enticement, encoura...
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Aril

• (n.) Alt. of Arillus
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aril

noun fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed
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Aril

Ar'il A*ril'lus noun [ From Late Latin arilli dry grapes, perhaps from Latin aridus dry: confer F,. arille .] (Botany) A exterior covering, forming a false coat or appendage to a seed, as the loose, transparent bag inclosing the seed of the white water lily. T...
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aril

A fleshy outgrowth that partially or completely surrounds the seed in someplants. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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aril

a fleshy to hard structure which develops from the funicle or ovule after fertilisation and encloses all or part of the seed. adj. arillate
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Aril

A particular kind of fleshy tissue surrounding a seed.
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Aril

A special covering for seeds that develops from the seed stalk. It's often brightly colored, and serves as a signal for seed dispersers.
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Aril

An appendage or an outer covering of a seed, growing out from the hilum or funiculus; sometimes it appears as a pulpy covering.
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Aril

An outer covering or appendage of some seeds.
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Aril

An outgrowth from the stalk (funiculus) of an ovule that partly or wholly encloses a seed.
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Aril

Aril or aririus, in some plants, as in the nutmeg, is an extra covering of the seed, outside of the true seed-coats, proceeding from the placenta, partially investing the seed, and falling off spontaneously. It is either succulent or cartilaginous, coloured, elastic, rough, or knotted. In the nutmeg it is known as mace.
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Aril

Fleshy outgrowth that partially or completely surrounds the seed in some plants. Ex. the berry-like fruit on an English Yew.
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Aril

Fleshy outgrowth that partially or completely surrounds the seed in some plants. Ex. the berry-like fruit on an English Yew.
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aril

special covering of certain seeds that commonly develops from the seed stalk. It is often a bright-coloured fleshy envelope, as in such woody plants ... [3 related articles]
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aril

[n] - fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed
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