By the end of aril, the several armies seemed to be ready, and the general forward movement on Corinth began.
The aril is a growth from the extremity of the seed-stalk, or from the placenta when there is no seed-stalk.
The pulp is of the nature of an aril, that is, an additional seed-coat.
This aril or husk is the mace of commerce, while the true nutmeg is the center or hard seed (nut).
“Mace” is the “aril” or covering of the seed of the same plant.
"accessory covering of seeds," 1794, from Modern Latin arillus, from Medieval Latin arilli, Spanish arillos "dried grapes, raisins."