aril

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1785. From modern Latin arillus (compare modern French arille), from Medieval Latin arilli.

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aril (plural arils)

  1. A tissue surrounding the seed in certain fruits such as pomegranates.

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aril m (plural aris)

  1. (organic chemistry) aryl