decortication

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēcorticātiōn-, dēcorticātiō.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˌkɔːtɪˈkeɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

decortication (countable and uncountable, plural decortications)

  1. The removal of the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of anything

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ decortication”, in Collins English Dictionary.
  2. ^ decortication”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary