Hirsutella

noun Hir·su·tel·la \ˌhər(ˌ)süˈtelə, ˌhir-\

Definition of Hirsutella

  1. :  a genus of basidiomycetous fungi of uncertain taxonomic position that are associated with and believed to be parasitic upon various insects

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Origin and Etymology of hirsutella

New Latin, from Latin hirsutus + New Latin -ella


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