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lirella

[ li-rel-uh, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈrɛl ə, laɪ- /
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noun Botany, Mycology.
the elongated, narrow apothecium of certain lichens.
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Origin of lirella

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