lec·​a·​no·​ra | \ˌlekəˈnōrə, -nȯrə\

Definition of lecanora 

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Lecanoraceae) of crustaceous lichens that have apothecia in which the disk is surrounded by a pale margin and that are sometimes used for dyeing or for food — see archil, manna lichen

2 plural -s : any lichen of the genus Lecanora

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Other Words from lecanora

lecanoraceous \¦lekə(ˌ)nō¦rāshəs, -​nȯ¦-​ \ adjective
lecanorine \¦lekə¦nō|rə̇n, -​nȯ|, |ˌrēn \ adjective
lecanoroid \|ˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for lecanora

New Latin, from Greek lekanē basin + hōra beauty, grace; from the form and color of the apothecium

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