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lo·ri·ca

 (lô-rī′kə, lō-)
n. pl. lo·ri·cae (-sē)
1. Zoology A protective external shell or case, as of a rotifer or any of certain other microscopic organisms.
2. A cuirass or corselet worn by Roman soldiers.

[Latin lōrīca, leather cuirass, perhaps from lōrum, thong.]

lor′i·cate′ (lôr′ĭ-kāt′, lŏr′-), lor′i·ca′ted (-kā′tĭd) adj.

lorica

(lɒˈraɪkə)
n, pl -cae (-siː; -kiː)
1. (Zoology) the hard outer covering of rotifers, ciliate protozoans, and similar organisms
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an ancient Roman cuirass of leather or metal
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin: leather cuirass; related to lōrum thong]
loricate, ˈloriˌcated adj

lo•ri•ca

(ləˈraɪ kə, lɔ-, loʊ-)

n., pl. -cae (-sē, -kē).
1. a hard protective case or sheath, as the protective coverings secreted by certain protists.
2. a cuirass or corselet, orig. of leather.
[1700–10; < New Latin, Latin lōrīca corselet, perhaps akin to lōrum thong]
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Noun1.lorica - a hard protective sheath (as secreted by certain protoctists, for example)lorica - a hard protective sheath (as secreted by certain protoctists, for example)
sheath, case - an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
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