Definition of Aril

1. Noun. Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed.

Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure



Definition of Aril

1. n. 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. The mace of the nutmeg is also an aril.

Definition of Aril

1. Noun. A tissue surrounding the seed in certain fruits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aril

1. an outer covering of certain seeds [n -S] : ARILED, ARILLATE, ARILLOID [adj]

Medical Definition of Aril

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aril

aridity
aridly
aridness
aridnesses
ariel
ariel gazelle
ariels
aries
arietation
arietations
arietta
ariettas
ariette
ariettes
aright
aril (current term)
ariled
arillary
arillate
arilli
arillode
arillodes
arilloid
arillus
arils
ariolater
ariolaters
ariolation
ariose
ariosi

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