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.
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- noun chemistry A variety of
cellulose, occurring as a fine transparent membranecovering the aerial organsof plants, and forming an essential ingredient of cork.
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Latin cutis skin + -ose.
He therefore dissolves out the cutose, vasculose, and pectose by a very simple process, obtaining the fiber clean, and free from all extraneous adherent matter, ready for the spinner.