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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or resembling a tough, protective, semitransparent substance forming the principal component of arthropod exoskeletons and the cell walls of certain fungi.

Usage examples (35)
  • Pick: a chitinous maxillary structure in Psocidae.
  • Red and very clear, it shone on her chitinous tummy.
  • Armatus: set with spines, claws or other chitinous processes.
  • The chitinous covering of this harvesting-ant is firm and hard. for more
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