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pellicle

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Etymology

From Latin pellicula from pellis "a skin"

Noun

Singular
pellicle

Plural
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  1. a thin skin or film
  2. cuticle, the hard protective outer layer of certain life forms
  3. the skin of a mushroom cap
  4. the growth on the surface of a liquid culture
  5. the photosensitive emulsion of photographic film
  6. (optics) a thin plastic membrane used as a beam splitter or protective cover
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the outermost layer of a mushroom, often used only for a surface that is viscid and easily peels off


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