lacinia definition

  • noun:
    • A slash, like in a leaf or petal.
    • The apex for the pest maxilla.
    • one of several narrow, jagged, irregular pieces or divisions which form sort of edge on the boundaries of petals of some flowers.
    • A narrow, slender percentage of the side of a monophyllous calyx, or of every irregularly incised leaf.
    • The posterior inner procedure for the stipes on maxillae of insects.
    • one of many narrow, jagged, unusual pieces or divisions which form a sort of edge on boundaries of this petals of some plants.
    • A narrow, slim percentage of the side of a monophyllous calyx, or of any irregularly incised leaf.
    • The posterior, inner means of the stipes in the maxillæ of pests.
    • In botany, an extended slash or incision in a leaf, petal, or comparable organ; additionally, the thin lobes or segments caused by such cuts.
    • In entomology, the apex of maxilla, especially when its thin and bladelike, such as numerous Coleoptera. See galea, 1 )
    • A genus of mollusks: same as Chama. Humphreys.
    • A genus of protozoans.

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    • Maecenas sollicitudin lacinia dolor vel vestibulum.
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