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scarfskin

[skahrf-skin] /ˈskɑrfˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis.
Origin of scarfskin
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; scarf1 + skin
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scarfskin

/ˈskɑːfˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis or cuticle
Word Origin
C17: from scarf1 (in the sense: an outer covering)
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scarf-skin in Medicine

scarfskin scarf·skin (skärf'skĭn')
n.
The outermost layer of skin, especially that which forms the cuticle.

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