Teg"u*ment (?), n. [L. tegumentum, from tegere to cover. See Thatch, n., and cf. Detect, Protect.]

1.

A cover or covering; an integument.

2.

Especially, the covering of a living body, or of some part or organ of such a body; skin; hide.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.