(Ar"il ||A*ril"lus) n. [From LL. arilli dry grapes, perh. fr. L. aridus dry: cf. F,. arille.] (Bot.) A exterior covering, forming a false coat or appendage to a seed, as the loose, transparent bag inclosing the seed of the white water lily. The mace of the nutmeg is also an aril. Gray.

(Ar"il*late Ar"l*la`ted Ar"iled) a. [Cf. NL. arillatus, F. arillé.] Having an aril.

(A"ri*man) n. See Ahriman.

(Ar`i*o*la"tion) n. [L. ariolatio, hariolatio, fr. hariolari to prophesy, fr. hariolus soothsayer.] A soothsaying; a foretelling. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(Ar"i*ose) a. [It. arioso, fr. aria.] Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony.

Mendelssohn wants the ariose beauty of Handel; vocal melody is not his forte; the interest of his airs is harmonic.
Foreign Quart. Rev.

(||A`ri*o"so) adv. & a. [It.] (Mus.) In the smooth and melodious style of an air; ariose.

(A*rise") v. i. [imp. Arose (-roz"); p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen (- riz"'n).]. [AS. arisan; a (equiv. to Goth. us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + risan to rise; cf. Goth. urreisan to arise. See Rise.]

1. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.

2. To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.

There arose up a new king . . . which knew not Joseph.
Ex. i. 8.

The doubts that in his heart arose.

3. To proceed; to issue; to spring.

Whence haply mention may arise
Of something not unseasonable to ask.

(A*rise"), n. Rising. [Obs.] Drayton.

(A*rist") 3d sing. pres. of Arise, for ariseth. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||A*ris"ta) n. [L.] (Bot.) An awn. Gray.

(Ar"is*tarch) n. [From Aristarchus, a Greek grammarian and critic, of Alexandria, about 200 b. c.] A severe critic. Knowles.

(Ar`is*tar"chi*an) a. Severely critical.

(Ar"is*tar`chy) n. Severely criticism.

(Ar"is*tar`chy) n. Severe criticism. [Obs.] Sir J. Harrington.

(A*ris"tate) a. [L. aristatus, fr. arista. See Arista.]

1. (Bot.) Having a pointed, beardlike process, as the glumes of wheat; awned. Gray.

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