What does Arillus mean?

Arillus meaning in General Dictionary

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.


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Arillus meaning in General Dictionary

(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.


Sentence Examples with the word Arillus

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.

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