Lacinia



[luh-sin-ee-uh] /ləˈsɪn i ə/

noun, plural laciniae [luh-sin-ee-ee] /ləˈsɪn iˌi/ (Show IPA), lacinias.
1.
Botany. a jagged or irregular part of a leaf or petal.
2.
Zoology. the pointed posterior of the maxilla of an insect.

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