Cu"tin (kU"tin), n. [L. cutis skin, outside.] (Bot.)

The substance which, added to the material of a cell wall, makes it waterproof, as in cork.

 

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Cu"tin (kU"tin), n. [L. cutis skin, outside.] (PLant Physiol.)

A waxy substance which, combined with cellulose, forms a substance nearly impervious to water and constituting the cuticle in plants.

 

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