Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
shaped like or suggestive of a lyre
Origin: ModL lyratus
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Having a form or curvature suggestive of a lyre.
- Botany Having a pinnately divided leaf with an enlarged terminal lobe and smaller lateral lobes.