Definition of Loricata

1. Noun. Former name for the order Crocodylia.

Exact synonyms: Order Loricata
Generic synonyms: Animal Order



Definition of Loricata

1. n. pl. A suborder of edentates, covered with bony plates, including the armadillos.

Medical Definition of Loricata

1. A suborder of edentates, covered with bony plates, including the armadillos. The crocodilia. Origin: NL. See Loricata. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loricata

lorenzenite
lores
loresman
loresmen
lorette
lorettes
lorettine
lorgnette
lorgnettes
lorgnon
lorgnons
lori
loric
lorica
loricae
loricata (current term)
loricate
loricated
loricates
lorication
lorications
loriciferan
loriciferans
lorics
lories
lorikeet
lorikeets
lorimer
lorimers
loriner

Literary usage of Loricata

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1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"E loricata. The larvae of the loricata hatch in a form long known as the ... That this form belonged to the ontogeny of the loricata was first rendered ..."

2. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter (1857)
"loricata. 487. THE animals forming this order, the Crocodiles and Alligators, are placed by some naturalists with the Lizards, with which, in fact, ..."

3. The National Zoological Park: A Popular Account of Its Collections by Ned Hollister (1919)
"These are the turtles and tortoises (Testudinata), alligators and crocodiles (loricata), and the lizards and snakes (Squamata). ..."

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