arillode

noun ar·il·lode \ˈarəˌlōd\
variants: or

arillodium

\ˌarəˈlōdēəm\

Definition of arillode

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of arillode

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


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