Meaning of “cuticle” in the English Dictionary

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"cuticle" in American English

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cuticlenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkju·t̬ɪ·kəl/

the thin skin at the base of the nails on the fingers and toes

biology Cuticle is also the outer layer of a plant, which protects it.

(Definition of “cuticle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)