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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cu·ti·cle /ˈkjutɪkəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cu·ti·cle /ˈkjutɪkəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cu·ti·cle n.
 1. Anat. The scarfskin or epidermis. See Skin.
 2. Bot. The outermost skin or pellicle of a plant, found especially in leaves and young stems.
 3. A thin skin formed on the surface of a liquid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body
           surface of vertebrates [syn: epidermis]
      2: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as
         arthropods and turtles [syn: carapace, shell]