[luh-mel-er, lam-uh-ler]


referring to a lamella or lamellae.
noting a type of armor composed of small plates or lames laced together.
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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019