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excorticate


excorticate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excorticate  \Ex*cor"ti*cate\,  v.  t.  [L.  ex  out  from  +  cortex, 
  corticis,  bark.] 
  To  strip  of  bark  or  skin;  to  decorticate.  [Obs.] 
  ``Excorticate  the  tree.''  --Evelyn.