Anguillulina

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anguillulina was in 1889

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“Anguillulina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anguillulina. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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