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lamellaemore about lamellae


  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lamella  \La*mel"la\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Lamell[ae]},  E.  {Lamellas}.  [L. 
  lamella,  dim.  of  lamina  plate,  leaf,  layer:  cf  F.  lamelle. 
  Cf  {Lamina},  {Omelet}.] 
  a  thin  plate  or  scale  of  anything  as  a  thin  scale  growing 
  from  the  petals  of  certain  flowers;  or  one  of  the  thin  plates 
  or  scales  of  which  certain  shells  are  composed. 

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