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Origin and Meaning of Lamina

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lam"i*na
  1. A thin plate or scale; a layer or coat lying over another; -- said of thin plates or platelike substances, as of bone or minerals.
  2. [Bot] The blade of a leaf; the broad, expanded portion of a petal or sepal of a flower.
  3. [Zoöl] A thin plate or scale; specif., one of the thin, flat processes composing the vane of a feather.

Etymology: L. cf. Lamella

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  1. A thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)

From Latin lāmina (“thin sheet of material”)

  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.
  4. (geology) A fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks.

lamina was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Lamina

Lamina was born on June 28th, 1884 in Freetown. He breathed his last breath in 1964.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lamina

Emannuel Lamina is an athlete for the Bo Rangers F.C.


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Popularity of Lamina as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Lamina

  • When was the first name Lamina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lamina is Wednesday, March 19th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Lamina? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lamina. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lamina: Your name in reverse order is Animal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aanilm. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lamina born Jan 23, 1961

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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