extine

extine

[ek-steen, -stahyn]
noun Botany.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1

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exine or extine (ˈɛksɪn, -aɪn, ˈɛkstɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn)
 
n
botany Compare intine the outermost coat of a pollen grain or a spore
 
extine or extine
 
n

extine (ˈɛkstɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn)
 
n
another name for exine
 
[C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine1]

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extine   (ěk'stēn', -stīn')  Pronunciation Key 
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