Definition of Lyrated

1. Adjective. (alternative form of lyrate) ¹



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Definition of Lyrated

1. lyrate [adj] - See also: lyrate

Medical Definition of Lyrated

1. 1. Lyre-shaped, or spatulate and oblong, with small lobes toward the base; as, a lyrate leaf. 2. Shaped like a lyre, as the tail of the blackcock, or that of the lyre bird. Origin: NL. Lyratus. See Lyre. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyrated

lyophobic
lyophobic colloid
lyophylized
lyopomata
lyosorption
lyotropic
lyotropic series
lyotropy
lypemania
lypressin
lyra
lyra uterina
lyraid
lyrate
lyrate leaf
lyrated (current term)
lyrately
lyre
lyre-flower
lyre bird
lyre snake
lyrebird
lyrebirds
lyreflower
lyrelike
lyres
lyric
lyric opera
lyric poem
lyrical

Literary usage of Lyrated

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"It is a little less than the roebuck i appears to be one or the other of the prece- in size, with round, black, lyrated horns, about ding species. ..."

2. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"They are lyrated with large and deep sinuses. The acorns are broad, rounded, and flattened at their summits, and they are almost entirely enclosed in their ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"The boras are irregularly lyrated, bending boldly outwards towards the points, ... The horns of the springbuck are ratl «т irregularly lyrated, ..."

4. Thesaurus conchyliorum, or Monographs of genera of shells by George Brettingham Sowerby (1866)
"... deeply impressed, lyrated lengthways. Hinge-margin broad. Teeth numerous on either side of the minute triangular cartilage-pit, more so in front. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"The lyrated horns are placed vertically on the summit of the cranium, those of the bontebok being jet black, whereas they are light brown in the blesbok. ..."

6. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin (1871)
"That the branched antlers of stags, as well as the elegant lyrated horns of certain antelopes, with their graceful double curvature, (fig. ..."

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