Definition of Ocrea. Meaning of Ocrea. Synonyms of Ocrea

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Definition of Ocrea

Ocrea
Ocrea O"cre*a, n. [L.] See Ochrea.

Meaning of Ocrea from wikipedia

- An ochrea (Latin ocrea, greave or protective legging), also spelled ocrea, is a plant structure formed of sti****s fused into a sheath surrounding the...
- Ocrea was Roman senator of the first century. He was suffect consul in either the years 77 or 78. Ocrea is primarily known from inscriptions. Ocrea was...
- centimetres (2.8 to 5.9 in) in length with long petioles and a membranous ocrea formed of fused, sheathing sti****s. The upper ones are sessile, and frequently...
- Synonyms Ser**** colubrina Röding, 1798 Ser**** fuscata Sowerby, 1825 Ser**** ocrea Gmelin, 1791 Serpulorbis colubrinus (Röding, 1798) Vermetus ater Rousseau...
- helmet. Ocrea: Shin guard/protector made of gold, silver or other metals. Fasciae: Thick soft padding on legs which are used to wear ocreas in order...
- Samnium: a short sword (gladius), a rectangular shield (scutum), a greave (ocrea), and a helmet. Warriors armed in such a way were the earliest gladiators...
- Persicaria, jumpseed has alternate leaves, with fine-hairy sti****r sheaths (ocrea) with bristle-fringed edges which often turn brownish. Flowers, widely spaced...
- armour (ocreae) on both shins. This armour would be larger than the single ocrea worn on the right shin by a scutarius who carried a larger shield. Scutarii...
- reported that William the Conqueror had derisively called Robert brevis-ocrea ("short boot").[citation needed] The eldest son of William the Conqueror...
- stems are covered by a sheath formed by two fused sti****s known as an ocrea, a thin, paper-like membrane - a characteristic of the family Polygonaceae...
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