Lorica

Lo*ri"ca

(?), n.;
pl. Loric (#).
[L., lit., a corselet of thongs, fr. lorum thong.] 1. (Anc. Armor) A cuirass, originally of leather, afterward of plates of metal or horn sewed on linen or the like.
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2. (Chem.) Lute{1} for protecting vessels from the fire.
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3. (Zol.) The protective case or shell of an infusorian or rotifer.
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