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lamellar

[luh-mel-er, lam-uh-ler]
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  1. referring to a lamella or lamellae.
  2. lamellate.
  3. noting a type of armor composed of small plates or lames laced together.
  4. Mathematics. conservative(def 7).

Origin of lamellar

First recorded in 1785–95; lamell(a) + -ar1
Related formsla·mel·lar·ly, adverbin·ter·la·mel·lar, adjectivemul·ti·la·mel·lar, adjective
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