lirella

[li-rel-uh, lahy-]

noun Botany, Mycology.

the elongated, narrow apothecium of certain lichens.

Nearby words

  1. liquorice allsorts,
  2. liquorish,
  3. lir,
  4. lira,
  5. lira da braccio,
  6. lirellate,
  7. liriodendron,
  8. liriope,
  9. liripipe,
  10. lis pendens

Origin of lirella

1830–40; < New Latin, diminutive of Latin līra a ridge, furrow

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