me·di·a [mee-dee-uh] noun, plural me·di·ae [-dee-ee].
1. Greek Grammar . a voiced plosive, as β, δ, γ.
2. Anatomy . the middle layer of an artery or lymphatic vessel.
3. Entomology . a longitudinal vein in the middle portion of the wing of an insect.
Origin: 1835–45; < Late Latin (grammar sense only), noun use of feminine singular of Latin medius central, mid.
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