excorticate

transitive verb ex·cor·ti·cate \(ˈ)ek¦skȯ(r)təˌkāt\

Definition of excorticate

-ed/-ing/-s

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Origin and Etymology of excorticate

Late Latin excorticatus, past participle of excorticare, from Latin ex- 1ex- + cortic-, cortex bark — more at cortex


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