AskDefine | Define lorica

Dictionary Definition

lorica n : a hard protective sheath as secreted by certain protoctists e.g. [also: loricae (pl)]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A coat of mail.

Extensive Definition

Lorica is a Latin word literally meaning body armour and may refer to:
lorica in French: Lorica
lorica in Italian: Lorica
lorica in Russian: Лорика
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