HyperDic: lecanora

English > 1 sense of the word lecanora:
NOUNplantlecanoraany lichen of the genus Lecanora
English > lecanora: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny lichen of the genus Lecanora; some used in dyeing; some used for food.
Member ofgenus Lecanoratype genus of Lecanoraceae
Narrowerarchil, orchilAny of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil
manna lichenAny of several Old World partially crustaceous or shrubby lecanoras that roll ... / roll up and are blown about over African and Arabian deserts and used as food by people and animals
BroaderlichenAny thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes

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