1 dead skin, esp. that round the base of a fingernail or toenail
2 another name for →
3 any covering layer or membrane
4 the protective layer, containing cutin, that covers the epidermis of higher plants
5 the hard protective layer covering the epidermis of many invertebrates
(C17: from Latin cuticula diminutive of cutis skin)
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