There are 2 definitions of derma in English:

derma1

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Pronunciation: /ˈdəːmə
 
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noun

  • another term for dermis.
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    • Repairing major damage to the derma is a difficult problem facing plastic surgeons.
    • The name echinoderm comes from the Greek echinos, meaning hedgehog, and derma, the skin.
    • Being lipophilic, the oil can penetrate down through the upper level of the skin to the derma.

Origin

early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek 'skin'.

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There are 2 definitions of derma in English:

derma2

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Pronunciation: /ˈdəːmə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Beef or chicken intestine, stuffed and cooked in dishes such as kishke.
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    • They'd serve you exotic treats like stuffed derma or chopped liver with sliced egg and there would be a live band and floral centerpieces and matchbooks with your friend's name on it embossed in gold.
    • The derma came out sliced in five or six pieces and seared on both sides with terrific beef gravy. I gingerly put my fork in expecting the worse, but I was pleasantly surprised.
    • The stuffed derma came as two huge slices with thick brown gravy on the side.

Origin

from Yiddish derme, plural of darm 'intestine'; related to Old English tharm 'intestine'.

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space