plural noun
Cu·​cur·​bi·​tar·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \(ˌ)kyüˌkərbəˌta(a)rēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Cucurbitariaceae 

: a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) having the perithecia in caespitose clusters on the stroma

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History and Etymology for Cucurbitariaceae

New Latin, from Cucurbitaria, type genus (from Latin cucurbita gourd + New Latin -aria) + -aceae

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