tegument

noun
teg·​u·​ment | \ ˈte-gyə-mənt How to pronounce tegument (audio) \

Definition of tegument

First Known Use of tegument

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tegument

Middle English, from Latin tegumentum

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“Tegument.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tegument. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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tegument

noun
teg·​u·​ment | \ ˈteg-yə-mənt How to pronounce tegument (audio) \

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Other Words from tegument

tegumental \ ˌteg-​yə-​ˈment-​ᵊl How to pronounce tegument (audio) \ adjective

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