Definition of Diplodia
: a large form genus of imperfect fungi (of the family Sphaeropsidaceae, order Sphaeropsidales) having carbonous pycnidia and brown 2-celled spores — see dry rot 2b
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Origin and Etymology of diplodia
New Latin, irregular from diploos double; from the 2-celled spores
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