Actinonema

noun

Ac·​ti·​no·​ne·​ma
ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈnē-mə
: a form genus of imperfect fungi (order Melanconiales) having hyaline 2-celled spores

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from actin- + -nema

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Actinonema was in 1883

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“Actinonema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Actinonema. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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