Anguillulina

noun An·guil·lu·li·na \(ˌ)aŋˌgwilyəˈlīnə, -ēnə\

Definition of Anguillulina

in some classifications

  1. :  a genus of widely distributed phasmid nematodes including free-living forms and a number of important plant pathogens and being approximately equal to Tylenchus and Anguina of other classifications

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of anguillulina

New Latin, from anguillula (diminutive of Latin anguilla eel) + New Latin -ina


First Known Use: 1889


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Anguillulina? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!