Definitions for galeaˈgeɪ li ə; -liˌi
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an organ shaped like a helmet; usually a vaulted and enlarged petal as in Aconitum
a Roman helmet
an organ or a part of a plant that is shaped like a galea (helmet)
a mouthpart found in some species of chewing insect, which is shaped like a galea (helmet)
the upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower
a kind of bandage for the head
headache extending all over the head
a genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell
the anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects
Origin: [L., a helmet.]
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