Definitions for galeaˈgeɪ li ə; -liˌi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ga•le•aˈgeɪ li ə; -liˌi(n.)(pl.)-le•ae

  1. a hood-shaped anatomical part, esp. of a petal or sepal.

    Category: Botany

Origin of galea:

1700–10; < L: helmet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. galea(noun)

    an organ shaped like a helmet; usually a vaulted and enlarged petal as in Aconitum


  1. galea(Noun)

    a Roman helmet

  2. galea(Noun)

    an organ or a part of a plant that is shaped like a galea (helmet)

  3. galea(Noun)

    a mouthpart found in some species of chewing insect, which is shaped like a galea (helmet)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galea(noun)

    the upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower

  2. Galea(noun)

    a kind of bandage for the head

  3. Galea(noun)

    headache extending all over the head

  4. Galea(noun)

    a genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell

  5. Galea(noun)

    the anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects

Anagrams of galea

  1. algae, algæ

  2. Algae

  3. Algæ


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