Lacinia

La*cin"i*a

(?), n.;
pl. L. Lacini (#).
[L., the lappet or flap of a garment.] 1. (Bot.) (a) One of the narrow, jagged, irregular pieces or divisions which form a sort of fringe on the borders of the petals of some flowers. (b) A narrow, slender portion of the edge of a monophyllous calyx, or of any irregularly incised leaf.
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2. (Zol.) The posterior, inner process of the stipes on the maxill of insects.
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La*cin"i*ate

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La*cin"i*a"ted

(?), } a. [See Lacinia.] 1. Fringed; having a fringed border.
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2. (Bot. & Zol.) Cut into deep, narrow, irregular lobes; slashed.
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