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English Dictionary: integument by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
integument
n
  1. an outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Integument \In*teg"u*ment\, n. [L. integumentum, fr. integere to
      cover; pref. in- in, on + tegere to cover: cf. F.
      int[82]gument. See 1st {n-}, and {Tegument}.]
      That which naturally invests or covers another thing, as the
      testa or the tegmen of a seed; specifically (Anat.), a
      covering which invests the body, as the skin, or a membrane
      that invests a particular.
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