n. pl. as·per·gil·li (-jĭlī′)
Any of various fungi of the genus Aspergillus, which includes many common molds.
[New Latin Aspergillus, genus name, from aspergillum, aspergillum (from the resemblance of its conidiophore to an aspergillum brush); see ASPERGILLUM.]
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