|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|aril (ār'əl) Pronunciation Key
A fleshy seed cover which arises from the funiculus (the stalk of the ovule). Arils, such the red berry-like arils of the yew, are often brightly colored to attract animals who eat them and disperse the seeds. The spice mace is the aril of the nutmeg seed.