Corticiferous Cor`ti*cif"er*ous (k?r`t?-s?f"?r-?s), a. [L. cortex, corticis, bark -- -ferous: cf. F. corticif?re.] 1. Producing bark or something that resembling that resembles bark. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a barklike c?nenchyms. [1913 Webster]

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  • corticiferous — corticiferous, a. rare. (kɔːtɪˈsɪfərəs) [mod. f. L. cortic em bark + fer bearing + ous. In mod. F. corticifère.] Bearing bark or a cortex. in Webster; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • cortex —   n. outer part, rind; grey matter of the brain.    ♦ corticate, corticose, corticous, a. having cortex or bark.    ♦ corticiferous, a. forming cortex or bark.    ♦ corticiform, a. like bark …   Dictionary of difficult words

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