Definition of lecanora
lecanoraceous\¦lekə(ˌ)nō¦rāshəs, -nȯ¦-\ adjective
lecanorine\¦lekə¦nō|rə̇n, -nȯ|, |ˌrēn\ adjective
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Origin and Etymology of lecanora
New Latin, from Greek lekanē basin + hōra beauty, grace; from the form and color of the apothecium
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