Oscinella

noun
Os·​ci·​nel·​la | \ ˌäsəˈnelə \

Definition of Oscinella

: a genus of chloropid flies containing the frit fly

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History and Etymology for Oscinella

New Latin, from Latin oscin-, oscen singing bird used in divination + -ella

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“Oscinella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oscinella. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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