epicuticle

noun
epi·cu·ti·cle | \ˌe-pi-ˈkyü-ti-kəl \

Definition of epicuticle 

: the outermost waxy layer of the arthropod exoskeleton

Other Words from epicuticle

epicuticular \ˌe-pi-kyü-ˈti-kyə-lər \ adjective

First Known Use of epicuticle

1933, in the meaning defined above

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