(?), n. A sheep in its second year; also, a doe in its second year. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
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(?), n.;
pl. Tegmina (#).
[L., fr. tegere, tectum, to cover.] 1. A tegument or covering.
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2. (Bot.) The inner layer of the coating of a seed, usually thin and delicate; the endopleura.
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3. (Zol.) One of the elytra of an insect, especially of certain Orthoptera.
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4. pl. (Zol.) Same as Tectrices.
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