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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.
  • adj. Resembling a lamella.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Composed of, or furnished with, thin plates or scales.
  • adj. Having at least some component segments being lengthened on one side and flattened into circles, making these segments look like a stack of dinner plates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Composed of, or furnished with, thin plates or scales. See Illust. of antennæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Formed of a lamella, or disposed in lamellæ); lamellar in structure or arrangement.
  • Having lamellæ furnished with little laminæ).

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  • –adjective
    1. composed of or having lamellae.
    2. flat; platelike.

    July 3, 2009