[ ur-win-ee-uh ]
/ ɜrˈwɪn i ə /
a genus of rod-shaped bacteria that are pathogenic for plants.
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Origin of Erwinia
< New Latin; named after Erwin F. Smith (1854–1927), American pathologist; see -ia
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