cutinize etymology

English word cutinize comes from English cutin, English -ize

Detailed word origin of cutinize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cutin English (eng) (biochemistry) A waxy polymer of hydroxy acids that is the main constituent of plant cuticle.
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".
cutinize English (eng) (ambitransitive) To change into cutin.

Words with the same origin as cutinize

Descendants of -ize
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