Bremia

noun

Bre·​mia
ˈbrēmēə,
-rām-
: a genus of downy mildew fungi (family Peronosporaceae) including a fungus (B. lactucae) that attacks lettuce and related plants

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from J.Bremi-Wolf †1857 Swiss naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Bremia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bremia. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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