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extine

[ek-steen, -stahyn] /ˈɛk stin, -staɪn/
noun, Botany
1.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for extine

exine

/ˈɛksɪn, -aɪn/
noun
1.
(botany) the outermost coat of a pollen grain or a spore Compare intine

extine

/ˈɛkstɪn; -tiːn; -taɪn/
noun
1.
another name for exine
Word Origin
C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine1
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extine in Science
extine
  (ěk'stēn', -stīn')   
See exine.
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