protein granules (aleurone grains) found in a single layer of cells (aleurone layer) in the outermost portion of the endosperm.
Sucrose also augments in the aleurone layer, but starch is never formed in the aleurone cells.
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the outer protein-rich layer of certain seeds, esp of cereal grains
a king of Tegea and the father of Amphidamas, Auge, Cepheus, and Lycurgus. Historical Examples If its fit for a littleary chap like tha reckons to be, it should be gooid enuff for a chap at keeps a Aleus at th’ moor end. Seets I’ Paris John Hartley But he was left in the city […]
Also, Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related physically and culturally to the Eskimos. the language of the Aleuts, distantly related to Eskimo: a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family. Contemporary Examples The commenter said Dodson is not a full-blooded member of any tribe […]
of or relating to the . (def 1). Aleutians, . an archipelago extending SW from the Alaska Peninsula: part of Alaska. Contemporary Examples Alexandra Gutierrez is a reporter based in the Aleutian Islands and a columnist for Pacific Fishing. Ted Stevens’ Final Chapter Alexandra Gutierrez August 10, 2010 For the past week, Unalaska—the most populous […]
- Aleutian current
a current in the Pacific Ocean that flows eastward between latitudes 40° and 50° N.