-ella

noun suffix

-el·​la
ˈelə
plural -ellae or -ellas
1
: little one resembling
often in generic names
Capsella
2
: little one
squamella
3
: little one belonging to
Moluccella

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“-ella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ella. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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