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plural noun

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


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: 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

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of terminalis terminal


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

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“Terminalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terminalia. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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