: 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

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, feminine of anguinus

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anguina was in 1941

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“Anguina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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