Hirsutella

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

Definition of Hirsutella

: 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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History and Etymology for Hirsutella

New Latin, from Latin hirsutus + New Latin -ella

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“Hirsutella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hirsutella. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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