Corticose Cor"ti*cose` (-k?s`), a. [L. corticosus.] Abounding in bark; resembling bark; barky. [1913 Webster]

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  • corticose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|ti|cous — «KR tuh kuhs», adjective. = corticose. (Cf. ↑corticose) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corticous — Cor ti*cous ( k?s), a. Relating to, or resembling, bark; corticose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

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