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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·il /ˈærəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·il A·ril·lus, n.  Bot. A exterior covering, forming a false coat or appendage to a seed, as the loose, transparent bag inclosing the seed of the white water lily. The mace of the nutmeg is also an aril.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that
          develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely
          envelopes the seed