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

synonyms for aril

  • chaff
  • pod
  • rind
  • bark
  • case
  • glume
  • hull
  • outside
  • shell
  • shuck
  • skin

antonyms for aril

MOST RELEVANT
  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
  • core
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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
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    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.