Pronunciation: (lī'rāt, -rit), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lyrate.html on line 73 [key]
1. Bot.(of a pinnate leaf) divided transversely into several lobes, the smallest at the base.
2. Zool.lyre-shaped, as the tail of certain birds. Also,ly'rat•ed.
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