1. the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum

Similar word(s): cortex

Definition categories: body

2. (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

Similar word(s): mantle

Definition categories: body, cuticle, epidermis

3. (Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back

Definition categories: man–made, vestment

4. cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome

Definition categories: man–made, cloak