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See definition of aril on Dictionary.com
  • as inintegument
  • as inhusk

synonyms for aril

  • coat
  • envelope
  • hide
  • pelt
  • skin
  • rind
  • pod
  • chaff
  • case
  • shell
  • hull
  • outside
  • skin
  • bark
  • shuck
  • glume
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How to use aril in a sentence

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, COMPLETEWILLIAM T. SHERMAN
Seed vessel pyramidal, containing many seeds enveloped in an elastic aril by which they are ejected when the fruit opens.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Calyx not minute; pod colored, dehiscent; seeds enclosed in a pulpy aril.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Seeds many in several rows on the lateral placenta, with a fleshy lacerate aril on one side.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The pulp is of the nature of an aril, that is, an additional seed-coat.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 7VARIOUS
This aril or husk is the mace of commerce, while the true nutmeg is the center or hard seed (nut).
THE NUT CULTURISTANDREW S. FULLER
The seeds are edible, and the blue, pulpy aril surrounding them yields an essential oil.
CATALOGUE OF ECONOMIC PLANTS IN THE COLLECTION OF THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREWILLIAM SAUNDERS
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 BOTANYASA GRAY
“Mace” is the “aril” or covering of the seed of the same plant.
ELEMENTS OF STRUCTURAL AND SYSTEMATIC BOTANYDOUGLAS HOUGHTON CAMPBELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ARIL

  • aril
  • bark
  • case
  • chaff
  • glume
  • hull
  • outside
  • pod
  • rind
  • shell
  • shuck
  • skin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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