Albuginaceae

plural noun Al·bu·gi·na·ce·ae \(ˌ)al-ˌbyü-jə-ˈnā-sē-ˌē\

Definition of Albuginaceae

  1. :  a family of fungi (order Peronosporales) that produce whitish blisterlike conidial sori on certain flowering plants and that reproduce by forming conidia in chains within the sori or by producing oospores within the affected host tissue — compare white rust

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Origin and Etymology of albuginaceae

New Latin, from Albugin-, Albugo, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: 1899


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