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aleurone layer

aleuron (əˈlʊərɒn, -rən)

/ (əˈlʊərən, -rəʊn) /
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noun
the outer protein-rich layer of certain seeds, esp of cereal grains
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Word Origin for aleurone layer

C19: from Greek aleuron flour
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