extine

[ ek-steen, -stahyn ]
/ ˈɛk stin, -staɪn /

noun Botany.

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Origin of extine

1825–35; < Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for extine

extine
/ (ˈɛkstɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn) /

noun

another name for exine

Word Origin for extine

C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine 1
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Scientific definitions for extine

extine
[ ĕkstēn′, -stīn′ ]

See exine.
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