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Definition of the noun aleuron

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Aleuron is a genus of Sphingidae, described by Boisduval in 1870.

Alternative definition of the noun aleuron


  1. See aleurone.


Aleuron is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family.

Phrases with Aleuron

Phrases starting with the word Aleuron:

  1. Aleuron Leo
  2. Aleuron Disis
  3. Aleuron Iphis
  4. Aleuron Carinata
  5. Aleuron Scriptor
  6. Aleuron Volatica
  7. Aleuron Ypanemae
  8. Aleuron Crophilos
  9. Aleuron Neglectum
  10. Aleuron Prominens
  11. Aleuron Promiscus
  12. Aleuron Chloroptera
  13. Aleuron Cymographum
  14. Aleuron Paraguayana
  15. Aleuron Smerinthoides
  16. Aleuron Philampeloides

Phrase ending with the word Aleuron:

  1. Genus Aleuron

Other phrases containing the word Aleuron:

  1. Species Aleuron Leo
  2. Species Aleuron Disis
  3. Species Aleuron Iphis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aleuron

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Google previewFood and Hygiene (1907)

An Elementary Treatise Upon Dietetics and Hygienic Treatment by William Tibbles

Aleuron is a mixture of proteid substances consisting of a homologous series, beginning with hetero-albumose, and passing through globulins into albumins. It occurs abundantly in seeds, usually in the vacuoles of the cell protoplasm.

Google previewA Text-book of General Botany (1897)

by Carlton Clarence Curtis

Aleuron is the important factor in the cereals, furnishing the greater portion of the proteid substance, which amounts in wheat to about 13% and in beans to about 26%. b. Besides aleuron other proteids exist in the plant, as albuminates and ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

(aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of Fnngi : Tribe, Ascomycetes. AlxrviTis, al-u-ri'tes, *. (aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of plants, which have the appearance of being covered over with flour. A. triloba furnishes the Q-dJe nuts of the South Sea Islanders, ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

ALEURON, (nhcupor, Farina. ALElil-tI'TES TRI'LOBA, (from chirping, ' mesly,' from the meal-like substnncc which covers it.) emu": mu tree. Ord. Euphorhinceai. A plant common in the Sandwich, Society, and other islands in the Southern sens; ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

(aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of plants, which have the appearance of being covered over with flour. A. triloba furnishes the candle nuts of the South Sea Islanders, which yield them food, and, when strung together, a kind of torch : Order, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

ALEURON, (aMivpov,) Farina. ALEURITES TRI''LOBA, (from a}\cupirms, 'mealy, from the meal-like substance which covers it.) Candle nut tree. Ord. Euphorbiaceae. A plant common in the Sandwich, Society, and other islands in the Southern ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

The aleurone layer (from the Greek, aleuron, or flour) is a cellular component of the cereal grains lying beneath the testa and forming the outer layer of the endosperm tissue (see barley grain entry for diagrammatic view of localisation of ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

ultimately from aleuron (Greek: flour) alexandrite (chrysoberyl) BeAl2O4, named for the Russian ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

aleuron, meal] base flour ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Aleurone (Aleuron) Protein granules occurring in the outermost cell layer of the endosperm of wheat and other grains. Aleuroplast Any colorless plastid. Aleve A trade name for naproxen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent.

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

aleuron, flour, -f- metron. measure.] aleuroiiat (al-u'ro-naO. A vegetable albumin used as a substitute for bread for diabetes and also as an injection in the serous cavities of animals to produce an exudate of leukocytes for experimental ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

aleuromanteion=divination from flour; aleuron, generally in the pl. aleura=flour, and manteia=divination.]. Divination by means of the flour with which a victim was besprinkled.

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1U1R1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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