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noun 
  1. a thin skin or film
  2. cuticle, the hard protective outer layer of certain life forms
  3. the skin of a mushroom cap
  4. the growth on the surface of a liquid culture
  5. the photosensitive emulsion of photographic film
  6. (optics) a thin plastic membrane used as a beam splitter or protective cover
Etymology: From Latin pellicula from pellis "a skin"


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