lamina

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamina (plural laminas or laminae)

  1. A very thin layer of material.
  2. (anatomy) A thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra.
  3. (botany) The flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade.

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  • (very thin layer of material): sheet
  • (flat part of a leaf): blade

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular past historic of laminer

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material)

Noun[edit]

lamina f (plural lamine)

  1. Thin sheet or layer; lamina
  2. (botany) lamina, blade
  3. (anatomy) lamina

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Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of laminare
  2. second-person singular imperative of laminare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *stelə (to extend).[1]

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Noun[edit]

lāmina f (genitive lāminae); first declension

  1. a thin piece or sheet of metal, wood, marble, etc., a plate, leaf, layer
  2. red-hot plates used as torture devices
  3. money, coin, gold, precious metal
  4. saw (cutting device)
  5. flap of the ear
  6. tender shell of an unripe nut

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lāmina lāminae
genitive lāminae lāminārum
dative lāminae lāminīs
accusative lāminam lāminās
ablative lāminā lāminīs
vocative lāmina lāminae

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References[edit]

  • lamina in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Words of Mathematics: An Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of laminar
  2. second-person singular imperative of laminar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of laminar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of laminar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of laminar.