PerulaPer"u*la\, n.; pl. Perul[ae]. [L., dim. of pera wallet, Gr. ?: cf. F. p['e]rule.]1. (Bot.) One of the scales of a leaf bud. 2. (Bot.) A pouchlike portion of the perianth in certain orchides.
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
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