: 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)

Word History


New Latin, from Greek kapnōdēs smoky, dark (from kapnos smoke) + New Latin -ium

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“Capnodium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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