Definition of epicuticula in English:

epicuticula

noun

Zoology
  • The thin, often waxy outermost layer of the cuticle of an insect or other arthropod; = "epicuticle". Now rare.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From epi- + cuticula.

Pronunciation

epicuticula

/ˌɛpɪkjuːˈtɪkjʊlə/