Capnodium

noun Cap·no·di·um \kapˈnōdēəm\

Definition of Capnodium

  1. :  a genus of sooty molds that is the type of the family Capnodiaceae and includes some fungi that attack economic plants (as citrus, coffee, and olive)

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Origin and Etymology of capnodium

New Latin, from Greek kapnōdēs smoky, dark (from kapnos smoke) + New Latin -ium — more at capnograph


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