Cutin

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1. the waxy or varnish-like material that makes up the cuticle.

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(a) Diagram showing cutin and intracuticular waxes that make up the cuticle. Also (b) Ultrastructure of the cuticle of the leaf epidermis of Arabidopsis plants.

Source: http://lipidlibrary.aocs.org/Biochemistry/content.cfm?ItemNumber=40311