arillate

adjective
(of some seeds) having a fleshy and usually brightly colored cover
Syn: ↑ariled
Similar to: ↑covered
Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology

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/ar"euh layt', -lit/, adj. Bot.
having an aril.
[1825-35; < NL arill(us) ARIL + -ATE1]

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arˈillary, arˈillate or arˈillated adjective
Having an aril
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Main Entry:aril

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  • arillate — ar·il·late …   English syllables

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  • Ariled — Arillate Ar il*late Arllated Ar l*la ted, Ariled Ar iled, a. [Cf. NL. arillatus, F. arill[ e].] Having an aril. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ar|il|lat|ed — «AR uh LAY tihd», adjective. = arillate. (Cf. ↑arillate) …   Useful english dictionary

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