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Etymology 1Edit

An adaptation of lōrīcāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Latin lōrīcō.

VerbEdit

loricate (third-person singular simple present loricates, present participle loricating, simple past and past participle loricated)

  1. (transitive) To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute, a crust, coating, or plates.
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Etymology 2Edit

An adaptation of Latin lōrīcātus.

AdjectiveEdit

loricate (not comparable)

  1. (microbiology) Possessing a lorica (enclosing shell).
  2. (zoology) Of or pertaining to the Loricata, a group of rotifers.
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  • (possessing a shell or test): shelled
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NounEdit

loricate (plural loricates)

  1. (zoology) Any animal covered with bony scales, such as the crocodile or pangolin.
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LatinEdit

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VerbEdit

lōrīcāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of lōrīcō

AdjectiveEdit

lōrīcāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of lōrīcātus