Botany. a jagged or irregular part of a leaf or petal.
Zoology. the pointed posterior of the maxilla of an insect.
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How to use lacinia in a sentence
They arrived at the same place, near the temple of Juno lacinia, where the vessel lay concealed in a creek.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six | Titus Livius
Calyx 5-partitus: lacinia suprema definente in tubulum capillare nectariferum fecus pedunculum decurrentem.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 4 | William Curtis
These spots in the typical form lacinia are fulvous, and the bands are broad.The Butterfly Book | William Jacob Holland
lacinia exteriores and interiores: in Apidae, the palpiger and paraglossa often used for the gales and lacinia of maxilla.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
Mala maxillae: the globes of maxilla; outer or galea, inner or lacinia; where only one is present, the term refers to that one.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith