Definition of Lodicula

1. a small scale in a grass flower [n LODICULAE]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lodicula

lodgements
lodgepole
lodgepole pine
lodgepole pines
lodgepoles
lodger
lodgers
lodges
lodgest
lodgeth
lodging
lodging house
lodgings
lodgment
lodgments
lodicula (current term)
lodiculae
lodicule
lodicules
lodranite
lods
loeffler pneumonia
loellingite
loellingites
loess
loessal
loesses
loessial
loeven's larva
loewite

Literary usage of Lodicula

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... uniformity The perianth is represented by very rudimentary, small, flesh) scales arising below the ovary, called lodicula, they are elongated Fio. 13. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Flower.—This is characterized by remarkable uniformity. The perianth is represented by very rudimentary, small, fleshy, hypogynous scales called lodicula ..."

3. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1833)
"lodicula, a small blanket or flannel coverlet for the body, Suet. Aug. 83. On solemn occasions, the couches were covered with superb cloth, wilh purple and ..."

4. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"lodicula, a small blanket or flannel coverlet for the body.1 On solemn occasions, the couches were covered with superb cloth, with purple and embroidery ..."

5. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"... within these pales are situated two extremely minute fleshy scales (lodicula), which are sometimes connate, and stand at the base of the sexual organs. ..."

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