an exterior covering, creating a false coat or appendage to a seed, while the loose, transparent case inclosing the seed and/or white water-lily. The mace of nutmeg normally an aril.
(letter.) A exterior covering, forming a false layer or appendage to a seed, since the loose, clear case inclosing the seed or perhaps the white-water lily. The mace for the nutmeg can also be an aril.
Ripens into a berry-like, very rarely capsular, fruit with the three groups of seeds arranged in lines along the walls, but imbedded in a pulpy arillus derived from the stalk of the seed.