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pelorus | pelota | pelotage | pelt | pelt along | pelta | peltandra | peltandra virginica | peltate | peltate leaf | peltated

pelta

CIDE DICTIONARY

peltan. [L., a shield, fr. Gr. pe`lth.].
  •  A small shield, especially one of an approximately elliptic form, or crescent-shaped.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A flat apothecium having no rim.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pelta, n. (pl. peltae)
1 a small light shield used by the ancient Greeks, Romans, etc.
2 Bot. a shieldlike structure.

Derivative
peltate adj.
Etymology
L f. Gk pelte

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