[ ek-steen, -stahyn ]
/ ˈɛk stin, -staɪn /
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Origin of extine
1825–35; < Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1
Words nearby extine
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Example sentences from the Web for extine
The pollen grain bears numerous spines, the dark spots indicate thin places in the extine.
British Dictionary definitions for extine
/ (ˈɛkstɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn) /
another name for exine
Word Origin for extine
C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine 1
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Scientific definitions for extine
[ ĕk′stēn′, -stīn′ ]
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