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cortina Syllabification: cor·ti·na
Pronunciation: /kôrˈtīnə/ /-ˈtēnə/

Definition of cortina in English:

noun (plural cortinae-ˈtīnē-ˈtēˌnī)

Botany
(In some toadstools) a thin weblike veil extending from the edge of the cap to the stalk.

Derivatives

cortinate
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrtnˌāt/
adjective
Example sentences
  • In the first instance the fungus is called annulate, in the second cortinate.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from late Latin, literally 'curtain'.

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