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Aletia argillacea
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aleurone definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: granular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: German Aleuron, from Greek, flour; akin to Armenian a?am I grind Date: 1869 protein matter in the form of minute granules or grains occurring in seeds in endosperm or in a special peripheral layer

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aleurone A*leu"rone, n. [Gr. ? flour.] (Bot.) An albuminoid substance which occurs in minute grains (``protein granules'') in maturing seeds and tubers; -- supposed to be a modification of protoplasm.



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