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corticate

[kawr-ti-kit, -keyt] /ˈkɔr tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/
adjective
1.
having a cortex.
Also, corticated.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin corticātus, equivalent to cortic- (stem of cortex) cortex + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
cortication, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for corticated

corticate

/ˈkɔːtɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt/
adjective
1.
(of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
Derived Forms
cortication, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark
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