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noun 
  1. The outermost layer of the skin of vertebrates; the epidermis.
  2. The strip of hardened skin at the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail.
  3. Dead or cornified epidermis.
  4. (context, zoology, botany) The outer protective covering of invertebrates and plants.
Etymology: From Latin, cuticula


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