[ luh-sin-ee-uh ]

noun,plural la·cin·i·ae [luh-sin-ee-ee], /ləˈsɪn iˌi/, la·cin·i·as.
  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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