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  • n. In males of most species of order Lepidoptera, an organ that supports the aedeagus and is located between the two valvae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A prefix of Latin origin, signifying ‘near, together, in close proximity.’ See juxtaposition, juxtapose, etc.


From Latin iuxta. (Wiktionary)


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  • According to OED, juxta (adjective) means next-lying, immediately adjacent.

    July 19, 2012