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See definition of tegument on Dictionary.com
  • as incover
  • as inlamina
  • as inskin

synonyms for tegument

  • canvas
  • cap
  • dress
  • envelope
  • jacket
  • lid
  • roof
  • screen
  • sheet
  • tent
  • top
  • umbrella
  • awning
  • bark
  • binding
  • canopy
  • caparison
  • case
  • ceiling
  • cloak
  • clothing
  • coating
  • covering
  • coverlet
  • dome
  • hood
  • integument
  • marquee
  • overlay
  • paint
  • parasol
  • sheath
  • shroud
  • stopper
  • tarp
  • tarpaulin
  • wrapper
  • wraps
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How to use tegument in a sentence

The ripe pseudospores are enveloped in a thick tegument, of a dark brown colour.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
The third a harder tegument or shell, which lieth under the Mace.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
As it ripens the yellow external tegument opens, revealing the dark-red mace, that is closely enwrapped about a thin black shell.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XII. NO. 30. SEPTEMBER, 1873VARIOUS
I am not ignorant that our ancestors ate them seethed, or boiled—but what a sacrifice of the exterior tegument!
CAKES & ALEEDWARD SPENCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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