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in teg yuh muhnt

  • n  an outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell

  • Henry Louis Mencken: "If, while the taxidermists are stuffing my integument for some fortunate museum of anatomy.
  • PTI referred to the hard globular juice-filled core of white meat backed by a tough brown integument, which may be extracted intact from the fibrous husk of the coconut.
  • Sensitive, no doubt, to the art world's new integument of Political Correctness, Salle has stopped including the mildly pornographic nudes that annoyed some spectators in the '80s.

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