Definition of Cortina

1. Noun. A cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils.

Generic synonyms: Partial Veil



Definition of Cortina

1. Noun. A cobweb-like annulus on certain types of mushroom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cortina

1. a membrane on some mushrooms [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cortina

corticotrophins
corticotrophs
corticotropic
corticotropic hormone
corticotropin
corticotropin-like intermediate-lobe peptide
corticotropin-releasing factor
corticotropin-releasing hormone
corticotropins
corticous
corticoviridae
cortile
cortiles
cortili
cortina (current term)
cortinar
cortinars
cortinas
cortins
cortisol
cortisol acetate
cortisol delta 4-reductase
cortisol lyase
cortisol suppression test
cortisols
cortisone
cortisone reductase
cortisones
cortodoxone

Literary usage of Cortina

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1. The Eastern Alps Including the Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1907)
"hr. to Sim Vita (fare t K. 40 Л.)- Carriage with one horse from cortina tu Pieve di Cadore and hack 17, with two-horses 32 K., returning by ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1900)
"tunity for collecting the moths, excepting the day-flying species, and the electric light at cortina, in consequence probably of the cool nights, ..."

3. The Fair Land Tyrol by William Denison McCrackan (1905)
"CHAPTER XXXI cortina DI AMPEZZO THE Magnificent Community of Ampezzo (Magnifica Comunita Ampezzo), this was the resounding title conferred upon cortina and ..."

4. The Fair Land Tyrol by William Denison McCrackan (1905)
"CHAPTER XXXI cortina DI AMPEZZO THE Magnificent Community of Ampezzo (Magnifica Comunita Ampezzo), this was the resounding title conferred upon cortina and ..."

5. Through the Dolomites from Venice to Toblach: From Venice to Toblach by Alexander Robertson (1896)
"But the industries of cortina, however interesting in themselves and beneficial to the ... It is Monte Crepa, the summit of which, 1070 feet above cortina, ..."

6. The Spell of Tyrol by William Denison McCrackan (1905)
"cortina seems to be always making hay while the sun shines. ... The four principal outlets from the cortina basin are made by the Ampezzo road north to ..."

7. Adventure Guide to Venice & the Veneto by Marissa Fabris (2005)
"Famously upscale cortina radiates elegance everywhere you turn. ... Barely 40 km from the Austrian border, cortina was a literary salon of sorts for ..."

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