Definition of Mutilla in English:

Mutilla

noun

Entomology
  • A genus of velvet ants (family Mutillidae); (also mutilla) a velvet ant of this genus.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in George Shaw (1751–1813), natural historian. From scientific Latin Mutilla, genus name (Linnaeus Systema Naturae (ed. 10, 1758) I. 582), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

Mutilla

/mjuːˈtɪlə/