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See definition of pellicle on Dictionary.com
  • as incoat
  • as infilm
  • as inflake
  • as inpeel

synonyms for pellicle

  • fur
  • leather
  • skin
  • wool
  • crust
  • ectoderm
  • epidermis
  • felt
  • fleece
  • hide
  • husk
  • integument
  • membrane
  • pelage
  • pelt
  • rind
  • scale
  • shell
  • peltry
  • protective covering
  • scarfskin
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How to use pellicle in a sentence

Mosses have the most simple seed, consisting only of the germ, without pellicle, and without lobes.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Prepare gelatine and agar plates in the usual way from such of these tubes as show pellicle formation.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The slight pellicle which coats over milk when it is warmed is of the same composition.
THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
It is, in reality, a thin pellicle of semi-transparent horn secreted by the cells of the perioplic ring.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
While the egg is fastened to the ovarium, it derives its nutriment from the vessel of the common pellicle.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY, VOLUME III (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC, COMTE DE BUFFON
These small eggs are fastened together by one common pellicle, and form a body which nearly resembles a bunch of grapes.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY, VOLUME III (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC, COMTE DE BUFFON
The quality is fairly good but the pellicle is rather strong flavoured.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
Most of the brown pellicle can be removed by rubbing kernels between one's hands.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
When salting the whole kernels put only enough fat with them to coat the pellicle.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
When sufficient has been obtained the grain is put again in the mortar and pounded to remove the pellicle.
THE BONTOC IGOROTALBERT ERNEST JENKS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PELLICLE

  • crust
  • ectoderm
  • epidermis
  • felt
  • fleece
  • fur
  • hide
  • husk
  • integument
  • leather
  • membrane
  • pelage
  • pellicle
  • pelt
  • peltry
  • protective covering
  • rind
  • scale
  • scarfskin
  • shell
  • skin
  • wool
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.