Cylindroiulus

noun Cy·lin·dro·iu·lus \sə̇ˌlindrō(ˌī)ˈyüləs\

Definition of Cylindroiulus

  1. :  a genus of millipedes of the family Julidae including a species (C. londinensis) sometimes reported to damage potato crops in Europe

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Origin and Etymology of cylindroiulus

New Latin, from cy- lindr- + Latin iulus catkin, from Greek ioulos (also, downy hair, sheaf of grain); akin to Greek oulos curly, eilyein to enwrap, enfold — more at voluble


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