Scarfskin
Scarfskin \Scarf"skin`\, n. (Anat.) See {Epidermis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • scarfskin — [skärf′skin΄] n. [ SCARF1 + SKIN] the outermost layer of skin; epidermis or cuticle …   English World dictionary

  • scarfskin — noun Etymology: 3scarf Date: 1615 epidermis; especially that forming the cuticle of a nail …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scarfskin — /skahrf skin /, n. the outermost layer of the skin; epidermis. [1605 15; SCARF1 + SKIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • scarfskin — noun The outermost, cuticular layer of skin …   Wiktionary

  • scarfskin — scarf·skin skärf .skin n EPIDERMIS esp that forming the cuticle of a nail …   Medical dictionary

  • scarfskin — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cuticle, rind, epidermis; see skin …   English dictionary for students

  • scarfskin — n. outermost layer of skin, epidermis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scarfskin — n. Cuticle, epidermis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • scarfskin — /ˈskafskɪn/ (say skahfskin) noun the outermost layer of the skin; the epidermis. {scarf1 + skin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • scarfskin — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: scarf (I) + skin : epidermis; especially : that forming the cuticle of a nail …   Useful english dictionary

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