Definition of lyrate in English:

lyrate

Line breaks: lyr¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪreɪt/

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adjective

Biology
  • Lyre-shaped.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin lyra 'lyre' + -ate2.

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