Meaning of galea

ga•le•a

Pronunciation: (gā'lē-u), [key]
— pl. -le•ae
  1. a part of the calyx or corolla having the form of a helmet, as the upper lip of the corolla of the monkshood.
  2. any of several helmet-shaped structures.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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