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cutan (clay films, clayskins, argillans, tonhäutchens)
1. Deposited skin or coating of material on the surfaces of peds and stones, which is usually composed of fine, clay-like soil particles which have been moved down through the soil.

2. A complex, insoluble biopolymer with water-proofing qualities found in the cuticle of plants.

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cutan(clay films, clayskins, argillans, tonhäutchens) A deposited skin or coating of material on the surfaces of peds and stones, which is usually composed of fine, clay-like soil particles which have been moved down through the soil.

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cutan (clay films, clayskins, argillans, tonhäutchens) Deposited skin or coating of material on the surfaces of peds and stones, which is usually composed of fine, clay-like soil particles which have been moved down through the soil.