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  1. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “all.”

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  1. a suffix used as a formative in taxonomic names, especially genus names of bacteria: chorella; pasteurella; salmonella.

Origin of -ella

<New Latin, Latin, feminine of -ellus;see -elle

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