intine

[ in-teen, -tahyn ]
/ ˈɪn tin, -taɪn /

noun Botany.

the inner coat of a spore, especially a pollen grain.

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Origin of intine

1825–35; <Latin int(us) within + -ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for intine

intine
/ (ˈɪntɪn, -tiːn, -taɪn) /

noun

the inner wall of a pollen grain or a sporeCompare exine

Word Origin for intine

C19: from Latin intimus innermost + -ine 1
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