Ceratostomataceae

plural noun

Cer·​a·​tos·​to·​ma·​ta·​ce·​ae
ˌserə¦tästəməˈtāsēˌē,
¦serə(ˌ)tōˌstōmə-
: a family of fungi (order Sphaeriales) characterized by carbonous perithecia with long necks

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Ceratostomat-, Ceratostoma, type genus (from cerat- + -stoma) + -aceae

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“Ceratostomataceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ceratostomataceae. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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