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

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In small bowl, add blue cheese crumbles, quinoa, pomegranate arils and vinaigrette.
Development of a machine for the automatic sorting of pomegranate (Punica granatum) arils based on computer vision.
First you need to smash the fruit on the table to loosen the arils, then when you open it up and squeeze it the arils should come out easily.
Attendees can also check out the Fire-baugh, Calif-based company's plastic packages of pomegranate arils.
The arils and peel together had higher total phenolic, flavonoid and tannins content than did the arils alone.
POM Wonderful's Fresh Pomegranate Arils can be enjoyed on their own as a crunchy, healthy snack or added to tossed salads, yogurt, cereals, and cocktails.
The pom's rubylike arils (seed casings) are a familiar friend to cruciverbalists like Seattle's Jim Horne, who writes the Wordplay blog for The New York Times.
Inside a pomegranate is about 700-800 tightly packed seed casings called arils that are deep red in colour when nicely ripe.
Their arils (the fleshy, tasty covering of the seed) are a special treat, eaten raw or dried like raisins, pressed to produce juice, mixed into wine or sprinkled on roasted meats.
They become a feature of her cooking for the rest of the season, the translucent crimson arils scattered like a handful of rubies over a salad or a pilaf.
The pomegranate (Punica granatum) presents challenges for even the most dedicated healthy consumer, as peeling and picking the fruited arils takes time and effort.
To germinate pomegranate seeds straight from the fruit, you will first need to remove the arils that cover them.
ArilSystem's[TM] method and system enable opening the fruit without cutting, extracting the arils with minimum damage, separating the arils from any extraneous materials, and delivering clean seeds to a packaging machine.
Pomegranates have an alluring sweet and sour taste and the firm texture of the ruby red arils (seed casings) makes them exceedingly moreish.
The tribe, Torreyeae Janchen, consisting of Amentotaxus and Torreya, has arils adnate to the seed, abaxially positioned microsporangia, and leaves that contain resin.