loricate

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

loricate (not comparable)

  1. (microbiology) Possessing an enclosing shell or test.
  2. (zoology) Of or pertaining to the Loricata, a group of rotifers.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (possessing a shell or test): shelled

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

loricate (plural loricates)

  1. (zoology) Any animal covered with bony scales, such as the crocodile or pangolin.

Verb[edit]

loricate (third-person singular simple present loricates, present participle loricating, simple past and past participle loricated)

  1. (transitive) To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute, a crust, coating, or plates.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lōrīcāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of lōrīcātus