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aril (n.)

"accessory covering of seeds," 1783, from Modern Latin arillus, from Medieval Latin arilli, Spanish arillos "dried grapes, raisins," from Latin aridus "dry" (see arid).

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Definitions of aril from WordNet

aril (n.)
fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelops the seed;
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