Lirella
Lirella Li*rel"la (l[-i]*r[e^]l"l[.a]), n. [NL., dim. of L. lira a furrow.] (Bot.) A linear apothecium furrowed along the middle; the fruit of certain lichens. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lirella — (Rille), offener, verlängerter, stielloser, schwarzer Fruchtbehälter bei Flechten, mit einer etwas schwammigen, schmalen, linienförmigen Scheibe u. eigenen parallellaufenden Rändern …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • lirella — /li rel euh, luy /, n. Bot., Mycol. the elongated, narrow apothecium of certain lichens. [1830 40; < NL, dim. of L lira a ridge, furrow] * * * …   Universalium

  • lirella — li·rel·la …   English syllables

  • lirella — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lirellaeform — Lirelliform Li*rel li*form (l[ i]*r[e^]l l[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [Lirella + form.] (Bot.) Like a lirella. [Written also {lirell[ae]form}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lirelliform — Li*rel li*form (l[ i]*r[e^]l l[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [Lirella + form.] (Bot.) Like a lirella. [Written also {lirell[ae]form}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lirellate — adjective see lirella * * * /li rel ayt, luy /, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a lirella. [1885 90; LIRELL(A) + ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rille [1] — Rille, 1) schmale u. tiefe Furchen; 2) ein Wassergraben; 3) (Bot.), so v.w. Lirella …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • lirellate — /li rel ayt, luy /, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a lirella. [1885 90; LIRELL(A) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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