terminalia

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

Definition of terminalia 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Terminalia

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

Definition of Terminalia (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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 sense 1

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History and Etymology for terminalia

Plural noun

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of terminalis terminal

Noun

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

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