Anguillulina

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

Definition of Anguillulina

in some classifications
: 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

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First Known Use of Anguillulina

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anguillulina

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

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“Anguillulina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anguillulina. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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