What does galea mean?

Definitions for galea
ˈgeɪ li ə; -liˌigalea

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. galeanoun

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


  1. galeanoun

    a Roman helmet

  2. galeanoun

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

  3. galeanoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galeanoun

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

    Etymology: [L., a helmet.]

  2. Galeanoun

    a kind of bandage for the head

    Etymology: [L., a helmet.]

  3. Galeanoun

    headache extending all over the head

    Etymology: [L., a helmet.]

  4. Galeanoun

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

    Etymology: [L., a helmet.]

  5. Galeanoun

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

    Etymology: [L., a helmet.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. galea

    Among the Romans, a light casque, head-piece, or morion, coming down to the shoulders, and commonly of brass; though Camillus, according to Plutarch, ordered those of his army to be of iron, as being the stronger metal.

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  1. algae, algæ

  2. Algae

  3. Algæ

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galea in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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