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

Definition of Albuginaceae

: 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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First Known Use of Albuginaceae

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albuginaceae

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

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“Albuginaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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