noun la·cin·ia \ləˈsinēə\

Definition of lacinia



\-ēˌē\ or


  1. 1 :  a narrow incised segment in a leaf or similar structure

  2. 2a :  the inner process of the stipes of an insect's maxilla and especially of its first maxilla b :  a slender fleshy process on the head of a fish

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Origin and Etymology of lacinia

New Latin, from Latin, lappet, flap; akin to Latin lacer mangled — more at lacerate

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to cast off or become cast off

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