What is another word for aril?

Pronunciation: [ˈaɹə͡l] (IPA)

Aril is a term used to describe the fleshy outer layer that covers a seed, like the white part of a pomegranate seed. However, many people may not be familiar with the word "aril." There are several synonyms to describe what an aril is, such as a seed coat, fruit pulp, integument, or sarcotesta. These terms all refer to the same thing, which is the outer layer that covers a seed. It is important to know these synonyms, especially for horticulturists or those who work with plant life, as they are commonly used terms in the industry.

Synonyms for Aril:

What are the hypernyms for Aril?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Seed Coating, plant covering.

What are the hyponyms for Aril?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Aril

Pistillate solitary; ovary, 3 locules and numerous ovules; stigma, 3 bifid divisions; fruit globose, narrowing at the ends, covered with tubercles; seeds numerous, lacking albumen, having red aril.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera

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