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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GA'LEA, n. [L. galea, a helmet.] A genus of sea hedge-hogs.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, helmet Date: 1823 an anatomical part suggesting a helmet

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. galeae or -as) Bot. & Zool. a structure like a helmet in shape, form, or function. Derivatives: galeate adj. galeated adj. Etymology: L, = helmet

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Galea Ga"le*a, n.[L., a helmet. ] 1. (Bot.) The upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower. 2. (Surg.) A kind of bandage for the head. 3. (Pathol.) Headache extending all over the head. 4. (Paleon.) A genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell. 5. (Zo["o]l.) The anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects.



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