Definitions of loricate:
- verb: (transitive) To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute, a crust, coating, or plates.
- adjective: (microbiology) Possessing a lorica (enclosing shell).
- adjective: (zoology) Of or pertaining to the rotifers with thick, rigid cuticles and a box-like shape.
- noun: (zoology) Any animal covered with bony scales, such as the crocodile or pangolin.
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