plural noun Cer·a·tos·to·ma·ta·ce·ae \ˌserə¦tästəməˈtāsēˌē, ¦serə(ˌ)tōˌstōmə-\

Definition of Ceratostomataceae

  1. :  a family of fungi (order Sphaeriales) characterized by carbonous perithecia with long necks

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Origin and Etymology of ceratostomataceae

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

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