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  • To peel or remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from something
  • To surgically remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ etc
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



De*cor"ti*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decorticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Decorticating.] [L. decorticatus, p. p. of decorticare to bark; de- + cortex bark.] To divest of the bark, husk, or exterior coating; to husk; to peel; to hull. "Great barley dried and decorticated." Arbuthnot.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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