Diplocarpon

noun
Dip·​lo·​car·​pon | \ ˌdiplōˈkärˌpän \

Definition of Diplocarpon

: a genus of fungi (family Microthyriaceae) with shield-shaped perithecia and unequally two-celled hyaline ascospores — see black spot

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History and Etymology for Diplocarpon

New Latin, from dipl- + -carpon (from Greek -karpon, neuter of -karpos -carpous)

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“Diplocarpon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diplocarpon. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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