Crossword clues for loricae
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lorica \Lo*ri"ca\, n.; pl. Loric[ae]. [L., lit., a corselet of thongs, fr. lorum thong.]
(Anc. Armor) A cuirass, originally of leather, afterward of plates of metal or horn sewed on linen or the like.
(Chem.) Lute for protecting vessels from the fire.
(Zo["o]l.) The protective case or shell of an infusorian or rotifer.
n. a hard protective sheath as secreted by certain protoctists e.g.
[also: loricae (pl)]