Dictionary.com

extine

[ ek-steen, -stahyn ]
/ ˈɛk stin, -staɪn /
Save This Word!

noun Botany.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of extine

1825–35; <Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for extine

extine
/ (ˈɛkstɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn) /

noun

another name for exine
C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for extine

extine
[ ĕkstēn′, -stīn′ ]

See exine.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!