a weblike, often evanescent veil covering the gills or hanging from the cap edge of certain mushrooms, particularly those of genus Cortinarius, and sometimes persisting as a ring or remnant of fibrils around the mushroom stalk.
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How to use cortina in a sentence
There is in consequence little agriculture and no cultivation of the vine in the immediate neighbourhood of cortina.Tyrol and its People | Clive Holland
From Tre Croci the beautiful road runs direct to cortina down a rather steep incline.Tyrol and its People | Clive Holland
cortina lies in its valley like a white shell that has rolled down into a broad vase of malachite.
The art schools of cortina are famous for their beautiful work in gold and silver filigree, and wood-inlaying.
When a stern necessity forces one to leave cortina, there are several ways of departure.