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Meaning of LYTTA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lyt"ta\ (l[i^]t"t[.a]), n.; pl. {Lytt[ae]} (-t[=e]). [L.,
a worm said to grow under the tongue of dogs, and to cause
canine madness, fr. Gr. ly`tta, ly`ssa, lit., madness.]
(Anat.)
A fibrous and muscular band lying within the longitudinal
axis of the tongue in many mammals, as the dog.



 

 

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