decorticate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ corticate

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈkɔː(ɹ)tɪkeɪt/

Verb[edit]

decorticate (third-person singular simple present decorticates, present participle decorticating, simple past and past participle decorticated)

  1. (transitive) To peel or remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from something.
  2. (transitive) To surgically remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ etc.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

decorticate f pl

  1. feminine plural of decorticato

Verb[edit]

decorticate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of decorticare
  2. second-person plural imperative of decorticare
  3. feminine plural of decorticato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

decorticāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of decorticō