lacinula

noun
la·​cin·​u·​la | \ ləˈsinyələ \
plural lacinulae\ -​yəˌlē \ or lacinulas

Definition of lacinula

: a small lacinia

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Other Words from lacinula

lacinulate \ -​yəˌlāt \ adjective
lacinulose \ -​lōs \ adjective

History and Etymology for lacinula

New Latin, diminutive of Latin lacinia lappet, flap

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“Lacinula.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lacinula. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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