[New Latin, from Latin]: a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)
Examples of lorica in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe chainmail design, known as the lorica hamata locally, is meant to give off the impression of a suit of armour as the players enter the pitch.
SI.com, 11 May 2018
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