Origin of -ina1
< Latin -īna, feminine of -īnus
- a suffix used in taxonomic names in biology: Euglenoidina; Nemertina.
Origin of -ina2
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Word Origin and History for -ina
fem. suffix in titles and names, from Latin -ina.
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