Definition of lyrate in English:
- The male differs greatly from the female in colour, and in the form of its tail, which is lyrate, or has the outer feathers longer and curved outwards.
- The patterning on the back is lyrate (boomerang shaped ridges over the shoulder and on the back) with small orange-capped warts.
- The posterior canal is slightly developed and the lip is lyrate within.
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