Loricated
Loricate Lor"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute[1], a crust, coating, or plates. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • loricated — See loricate. * * * …   Universalium

  • loricated — adj. protected by a sheath or covering (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loricated — lor·i·cat·ed …   English syllables

  • loricated — adjective see loricate II …   Useful english dictionary

  • loricoid — loricoid, a. (ˈlɒrɪkɔɪd) [f. lorica + oid.] Pertaining to or resembling a lorica; loricated. Also applied to the fossil footprints supposed to have been made by loricated animals. In recent Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loricate — Lor i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some protecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loricating — Loricate Lor i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loricating}.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loricate — lorication, n. /lawr i kayt , kit, lor /, adj. Zool. covered with a lorica. Also, loricated. [1615 25; < L loricatus. See LORICA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • armored — Synonyms and related words: armed cap a pie, armor plated, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped, covered, covert, cowled, curtained, eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled, encased, enveloped, enwrapped, filmed, floored, hooded, housed, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • clouded — Synonyms and related words: Acheronian, Acherontic, Cimmerian, Stygian, abstruse, ambiguous, armored, beclouded, blind, buried, calico, cased, castellatus, ceiled, cirrose, cirrous, cloaked, close, cloud flecked, cloudy, coated, concealed, coped …   Moby Thesaurus

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