Anguina

noun An·gui·na \aŋˈgwīnə, anˈ-, -ēnə\

Definition of Anguina

  1. :  a genus of plant-parasitic phasmid nematodes (family Tylenchidae) including several serious pests of cultivated crops and typically forming galls on leaves, stems, or roots — compare anguillulina — see tylenchus

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Origin and Etymology of anguina

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of anguinus


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