Cuticle

Cu"ti*cle

(k"t*k'l), n. [L. cuticula, dim. of cutis skin; akin to E. hide skin of an animal.] 1. (Anat.) The scarfskin or epidermis. See Skin.
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2. (Bot.) The outermost skin or pellicle of a plant, found especially in leaves and young stems.
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3. A thin skin formed on the surface of a liquid.
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