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Related to lecanora: genus Lecanora
any of various crustaceous lichens of the genus Lecanora, some of which are eaten and some of which are used in dyeing
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|Noun||1.||lecanora - any lichen of the genus Lecanora; some used in dyeing; some used for food|
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
genus Lecanora - type genus of Lecanoraceae; crustaceous lichens
manna lichen - any of several Old World partially crustaceous or shrubby lecanoras that roll up and are blown about over African and Arabian deserts and used as food by people and animals