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lirella

[li-rel-uh, lahy-] /lɪˈrɛl ə, laɪ-/
noun, Botany, Mycology
1.
the elongated, narrow apothecium of certain lichens.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Neo-Latin, diminutive of Latin līra a ridge, furrow
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