Quoting Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions (michele at blacknightsolutions.com):
> > ...then you're sadly unaware of how to correctly form the plural of
> > "virus" in English.
This: The plural of the English word "virus" is _"viruses"_.
There is no such word as "virii" -- in either English or Latin. The
noun "viri" _does_ exist, but only in the Latin language (not in
English), as the plural of "vir" (man).
In Latin, the word "virus" (slime, poison) doesn't have any plural form,
because it's a "mass noun" -- a quantity-less concept like that of
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