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lamellar

[luh-mel-er, lam-uh-ler] /ləˈmɛl ər, ˈlæm ə lər/
adjective
1.
referring to a lamella or lamellae.
2.
3.
noting a type of armor composed of small plates or lames laced together.
4.
Mathematics. conservative (def 7).
Origin of lamellar
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; lamell(a) + -ar1
Related forms
lamellarly, adverb
interlamellar, adjective
multilamellar, adjective
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