lampas definition

  • noun:
    • A type of luxury material with a background weft.
    • An inflammation and swelling associated with the soft elements of the palate immediately behind the foreteeth in a horse.
    • An inflammation and inflammation for the soft components of the roof associated with lips instantly behind the fore teeth in the horse; -- called additionally lampers.
    • In farriery, a congestion and inflammation of the fleshy lining of this roof of mouth straight away behind the fore teeth when you look at the horse. It soon subsides if kept to it self.
    • Pl. lampades (-pa-d─ôz). An early quasi-generic or collective title of the lampshells, or such associated with arthropomatous brachiopods as had been known a hundred years ago, especially Terebratulid├Ž.
    • A genus of Foraminifera: same as Robulina.
    • A genus of gastropods, closely linked to Ravella.
    • Originally, Chinese flowered silk; ergo, in modern times, a material of decorative character for furniture, made from silk and wool.

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