Eisenia

noun Ei·se·nia \āˈsēnēə, īˈ-, -nyə\

Definition of Eisenia

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of small earthworms (family Lumbricidae) including the common pink dung worm (E. foetida)

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Origin and Etymology of eisenia

New Latin, from Gustav A. Eisen †1940 American zoologist and archaeologist + New Latin -ia


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