Corticate Cor"ti*cate (k?r"t?-k?t), Corticated Cor"ti*ca`ted (-k?`t?d), a. [L. corticatus.] Having a special outer covering of a nature unlike the interior part. [1913 Webster]

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  • corticate — [kôr′tikōs΄kôr′tikit, kôr′tikāt΄] adj. [L corticatus < cortex] 1. having a cortex 2. covered with bark or a barklike substance: Also corticated [kôr′tikāt΄id] or corticose [kôr′tikōs΄] …   English World dictionary

  • corticate — adj. [L. cortex, bark] Having a special cortex, or external layer …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • corticate — cortication, n. /kawr ti kit, kayt /, adj. having a cortex. Also, corticated. [1840 50; < L corticatus, equiv. to cortic (s. of cortex) CORTEX + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • corticate — adjective Sheathed in bark or in a cortex …   Wiktionary

  • corticate — cor·ti·cate kȯrt ə .kāt, kət adj covered with bark or with a cortex or specially developed external investment * * * cor·ti·cate (korґtĭ kāt) possessing a cortex or bark …   Medical dictionary

  • corticate — v. having a cortex, having an exterior covering or layer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corticate — [ kɔ:tɪkeɪt] adjective Botany having a cortex, bark, or rind. Derivatives cortication noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • corticate — cor·ti·cate …   English syllables

  • corticate — /ˈkɔtəkət/ (say kawtuhkuht), / keɪt/ (say kayt) adjective having a cortex. Also, corticated. {Latin corticātus having bark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • corticate — adj. (also corticated) 1 having bark or rind. 2 barklike. Etymology: L corticatus (as CORTEX) …   Useful english dictionary

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