Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology and. anatomy, pertaining to a hilum, as of the kidney.
  • In botany, belonging to the hilum or scar produced by the attachment of a seed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Belonging to the hilum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to or near a hilum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or located near a hilum

Etymologies

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A macaronic blend of Latin hīlum ("trifle") + -ar.

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