Origin of aril
Related Words for arilrind, pod, chaff, coat, hide, pelt, envelope, skin, aril, case, shell, hull, outside, bark, shuck, glume
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Historical Examples of aril
“Mace” is the “aril” or covering of the seed of the same plant.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
The pulp is of the nature of an aril, that is, an additional seed-coat.
The aril is a growth from the extremity of the seed-stalk, or from the placenta when there is no seed-stalk.The Elements of Botany
This aril or husk is the mace of commerce, while the true nutmeg is the center or hard seed (nut).The Nut Culturist
Andrew S. Fuller
By the end of Aril, the several armies seemed to be ready, and the general forward movement on Corinth began.The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete
William T. Sherman
Word Origin for aril
"accessory covering of seeds," 1794, from Modern Latin arillus, from Medieval Latin arilli, Spanish arillos "dried grapes, raisins."