arillode

noun
ar·​il·​lode | \ ˈarəˌlōd \
variants: or arillodium \ ˌarəˈlōdēəm \
plural -s

Definition of arillode

: a false aril : an aril originating from tissue in the region of the micropyle instead of from the funicle or chalaza of the ovule

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History and Etymology for arillode

arillode from aril + -ode; arillodium from New Latin, from arillus + -odium (from -odes -ode—from Greek -ōdēs— + -ium)

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“Arillode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arillode. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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