Definition of cortina in English:

cortina

nounplural noun cortinae/-ˈtīnē/ /-ˈtēˌnī/

Botany
  • (in some toadstools) a thin weblike veil extending from the edge of the cap to the stalk.

Pronunciation

cortina

/kôrˈtīnə/ /kɔrˈtaɪnə/

Origin

Mid 19th century from late Latin, literally ‘curtain’.