noun Di·plo·dia \də̇ˈplōdēə\

Definition of Diplodia

  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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