noun Pra·ty·len·chus \ˌprātəlˈeŋkəs, ˌprat-\

Definition of Pratylenchus

  1. :  a genus of plant-parasitic nematodes (family Tylenchidae) associated with root rots of various economically important plants — compare meadow nematode

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Origin and Etymology of pratylenchus

New Latin, blend of Latin pratum meadow and New Latin Tylenchus — more at prairie

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capable of being understood in two ways

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