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lorica

noun lo·ri·ca \lə-ˈrī-kə\
plural lo·ri·cae\-kē, -ˌsē\

Definition of LORICA

1
:  a Roman cuirass of leather or metal
2
[New Latin, from Latin] :  a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)

Origin of LORICA

Latin
First Known Use: circa 1706

Rhymes with LORICA

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lorica

noun lo·ri·ca \lə-ˈrī-kə\
plural lo·ri·cae \lə-ˈrī-ˌkē, -ˌsē\

Medical Definition of LORICA

:  a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)

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