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  • Cuirassed — Cui*rassed (kw[ e]*r[.a]st or kw[=e] r[a^]st), a. 1. Wearing a cuirass. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l) Having a covering of bony plates, resembling a cuirass; said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cuirass — noun Etymology: Middle English curas, from Middle French cuirasse, probably from Old Occitan coirassa, from Late Latin coreacea, feminine of coreaceus leathern, from Latin corium skin, leather; akin to Old English heortha deerskin, Latin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • loricarian — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|ka(a)rēən adjective or noun Etymology: New Latin Loricaria + English an : loricariid * * * loricarian, a. and n. (lɒrɪˈkɛərɪən) [f. mod.L …   Useful english dictionary

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