Lucina definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic A midwife.
    • In Roman mythology, the goddess whom presided over childbearing, considered as a daughter of Jupiter and Juno, but regularly mistaken for Juno or with Diana. She corresponded pretty much closely toward Greek goddes Eileithyia.
    • [N.L.] In zoology
    • the standard genus of Lucinid├Ž, having both lateral and cardinal teeth.
    • A genus of flies associated with household Sciomyzid┼ô, containing two large gray European types resembling members of the genus Scatophaga.
    • A genus of orthopterous bugs.

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