terminalia

plural noun ter·mi·na·lia \ˌtərməˈnālēə, -lyə\

Definition of terminalia

  1. :  the terminal elements of a part; especially :  the final segments of the insect abdomen modified to form the external genitalia

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Origin and Etymology of terminalia

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of terminalis terminal


Terminalia

noun Ter·mi·na·lia \ˌtərməˈnālēə, -lyə\

Definition of Terminalia

  1. :  a large genus of tropical trees and shrubs (family Combretaceae) having entire leaves clustered at the ends of the branches and small apetalous flowers in loose spikes — see malabar almond, myrobalan 1

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Origin and Etymology of terminalia

New Latin, from Latin terminalis terminal + New Latin -ia


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