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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a name applied by Frémy to the material composing the hyaline film or cuticle covering the aërial organs of plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A variety of cellulose, occuring as a fine transparent membrane covering the aerial organs of plants, and forming an essential ingredient of cork; by oxidation it passes to suberic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry A variety of cellulose, occurring as a fine transparent membrane covering the aerial organs of plants, and forming an essential ingredient of cork.

Etymologies

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Latin cutis skin + -ose.

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