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Ella

[el-uh] /ˈɛl ə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “all.”.

-ella

1.
a suffix used as a formative in taxonomic names, especially genus names of bacteria:
chorella; pasteurella; salmonella.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Latin, feminine of -ellus; see -elle
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  • Her older sister Ella, was not only her sister, but her aunt by marriage.
Word Origin and History for Ella

fem. proper name, when not a diminutive of Eleanor it is from Old High German Alia, from al "all."

-ella

diminutive word-forming element, from Latin -ella, fem. of -ellus.

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Ella in Technology

A hardware design language from DRA Malvern. Implemented in ALGOL68-RS.
E-mail: . SPARC version (ftp://src.doc.ic.ac.uk/packages/ELLA).
["ELLA 2000: A Language for Electronic System Design", J.D. Morison and A.S. Clarke, McGraw-Hill 1993].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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