from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern California east-northeast of Long Beach. It is a residential community with light industries. Population: 49,900.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A word found only in the phrase-name placentia falcon, apparently noting the large dark area on the belly of that hawk, likened to a placenta. See falcon. T. Pennant.
Sorry, no etymologies found.