scarfskin

noun
scarf·​skin | \ ˈskärf-ˌskin How to pronounce scarfskin (audio) \

Definition of scarfskin

: epidermis especially : that forming the cuticle of a nail

First Known Use of scarfskin

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scarfskin

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The first known use of scarfskin was in 1615

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“Scarfskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scarfskin. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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scarfskin

noun
scarf·​skin | \ ˈskärf-ˌskin How to pronounce scarfskin (audio) \

Medical Definition of scarfskin

: epidermis especially : that forming the cuticle of a nail

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