Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leaf-beetles or chrysomelids, with short antennæ, tibiæ externally grooved, and pronotum laterally projected.

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  • proper noun A female given name, occasionally used in English.

Etymologies

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Short form of any female name ending in -lina, such as Angelina, Carolina, Evelina. It can also be construed as a rare feminine form of Linus.

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