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corticate

[ kawr-ti-kit, -keyt ]
/ ˈkɔr tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /
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adjective
having a cortex.
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Also cor·ti·cat·ed [kawr-ti-key-tid] /ˈkɔr tɪˌkeɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of corticate

1840–50; <Latin corticātus, equivalent to cortic- (stem of cortex) cortex + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM corticate

cor·ti·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for corticate

corticate

corticated (ˈkɔːtɪˌkeɪtɪd)

/ (ˈkɔːtɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

adjective
(of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind

Derived forms of corticate

cortication, noun

Word Origin for corticate

C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark
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