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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Remove the cortex of (an organ); Remove the outer layer of.

Usage examples (10)
  • decorticate a tree branch
  • He sat on the wooden side walk with his drunken palpitations, like a paralyzed cowboy at a decorticate ranch.
  • It assumes that patients are decorticate victims of circumstance - what an insult to their autonomy and intelligence.
  • Many consumers decorticate (dehull) the grain before grinding it into various particle sizes for use in different products. for more
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