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spongillafly

[ spuhn-jil-uh-flahy, spon- ]
/ spʌnˈdʒɪl əˌflaɪ, spɒn- /
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noun, plural spon·gil·la·flies.
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Origin of spongillafly

<New Latin spongilla (Latin spong(ia) sponge + -illa diminutive suffix) + fly1
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