Ocrea Definition

ŏkrē-ə
ochreae, ocreae
noun
A tubelike covering around some stems, formed of the united stipules: found esp. in the buckwheat family.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Ocrea

Noun

Singular:
ocrea
Plural:
ocreae, ocreas

Origin of Ocrea

  • From Latin ocrea (“greave, legging")

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin greave

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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