Definition of Lorica. Meaning of Lorica. Synonyms of Lorica

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Definition of Lorica

Lorica
Lorica Lo*ri"ca, n.; pl. Loric[ae]. [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. 2. (Chem.) Lute for protecting vessels from the fire. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The protective case or shell of an infusorian or rotifer.

Meaning of Lorica from wikipedia

- legionaries wearing lorica segmentata, 2nd century AD The lorica segmentata (Latin pronunciation: [ɫoːˈriːka s̠ɛɡmɛn̪ˈt̪aːt̪a]), also called lorica lamminata ([ɫamːɪˈnaːt̪a];...
- The lorica squamata (Latin pronunciation: [loːr̺iːka skʷaːmaːt̪a]) is a type of scale armour used by the ancient Roman military during the Roman Republic...
- The lorica hamata (in Latin with normal elision: [loːr̺iːk‿(h)aːmaːt̪a]) is a type of mail armour used by soldiers for over 600 years (3rd century BC to...
- Ancient Roman military clothing: Lorica hamata, a hauberk of mail Lorica musculata, a folk term for a muscle cuir**** Lorica plumata, a shirt of ribbed scales...
- In the Irish (Hiberno-Scottish) monastic tradition, a lorica is a prayer recited for protection. It is essentially a 'protection prayer' in which the petitioner...
- The lorica plumata (Latin pronunciation: [loːr̺iːka pluːmaːt̪a]) also known the lorica hamata squamatque was a set of Roman armor. The name Lorica Plumata...
- Fabrikoid: a DuPont brand, cotton cloth coated with nitrocellulose Lorica: manufactured by Lorica Sud, an Italian tannery MB-Tex: Used in many Mercedes-Benz base...
- In biology, a lorica is a s****-like protective outer covering, often reinforced with sand grains and other particles that some protozoans and loriciferan...
- legions) and praetorians were issued lorica segmentata. Auxiliary forces would more commonly wear the lorica hamata, or lorica squamata. The second viewpoint...
- and Trajan's Column. Trajan's column in Rome seems to suggest that the lorica segmentata and the manica were only issued to Roman-born legionaries and...
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