A.bark of trees, esp. smooth bark (such as one can cut one's name on, Theoc.18.47, Call.Fr.101), Il.1.237, Emp.81, Hdt.4.67, X.Cyn.9.18, Thphr.HP1.5.2, Sor.1.62; eaten in famine, Plb.7.1.3, Plu.Ant.17: pl., Call.l.c., Str.11.8.7, 15.1.60.
b. husk or skin of certain fruits, Plu.2.684a, Aët.12.1.
2. membrane enclosing the eggs of certain animals, Arist. HA558a28.
3. tissue from which spiders spin their webs, ib.623a32.