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loricate

[ lawr-i-keyt, -kit, lor- ]
/ ˈlɔr ɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt, ˈlɒr- /
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adjective Zoology.
covered with a lorica.
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Also lor·i·cat·ed [lawr-i-key-tid, lor-] /ˈlɔr ɪˌkeɪ tɪd, ˈlɒr-/ .

Origin of loricate

From the Latin word lōrīcātus, dating back to 1615–25. See lorica, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM loricate

lor·i·ca·tion, noun
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