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lo•ri•ca



Pronunciation: (lu-rī'ku, lô-, lō-), [key]
n.,
pl. -caePronunciation: (-sē, -kē). [key]

1. Zool.a hard protective case or sheath, as the protective coverings secreted by certain protists.
2. a cuirass or corselet, originally of leather.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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