lirella

noun li·rel·la \lə̇ˈrelə, lī-\

Definition of lirella

plural

-s

  1. :  an elongated apothecium in lichens that has a furrow along the middle

lirellate

\-ˌlāt\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of lirella

New Latin, diminutive of Latin lira furrow — more at learn


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