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Borrowed from French corticine, from Latin cortex, corticis (bark).


corticine (usually uncountable, plural corticines)

  1. (dated) A material for carpeting or floor covering, made of ground cork and india rubber.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for corticine in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)