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hile


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hile  \Hile\,  v.  t. 
  To  hide.  See  {Hele}.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hile  \Hile\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  Same  as  {Hilum}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hilum  \Hi"lum\,  n.  [L.,  a  little  thing  trifle.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  eye  of  a  bean  or  other  seed;  the  mark  or  scar 
  at  the  point  of  attachment  of  an  ovule  or  seed  to  its  base 
  or  support;  --  called  also  {hile}. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  part  of  a  gland,  or  similar  organ,  where  the 
  blood  vessels  and  nerves  enter  the  hilus;  as  the  hilum 
  of  the  kidney. 




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