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Definition of hile (Meaning of hile)
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Hile Hile, v. t.
	     To hide. See {Hele}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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	  Hile Hile, n. (Bot.)
	     Same as {Hilum}.
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	  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}.
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	     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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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