from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a cortex or a similar specialized outer layer.

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  • adj. Sheathed in bark or in a cortex.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a special outer covering of a nature unlike the interior part.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a cortex; coated with bark or a bark-like covering; having a rind, as an orange.
  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Corticata.


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Latin corticatus.


  • I also have a fuzzy impression that if your OpenVPN server uses a certificate from a third party CA, then anyone else with a corticate from that CA can also connect.

    The FreeBSD Diary


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  • I've developed a corticate roughness,

    A cover like bark, and a toughness

    To thwart the attacks

    Of my foes—but relax.

    There's a softie beneath all this gruffness

    (Chris Doyle)

    May 15, 2009