Dothideaceae

plural noun
Do·​thid·​e·​ace·​ae | \ (ˌ)dōˌthidēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Dothideaceae

: a family of saprophytic or parasitic fungi (order Dothideales) with a plurilocular stroma that is erumpent and superficial at maturity

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Other Words from Dothideaceae

dothideaceous \ (¦)dō¦thidēˈāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dothideaceae

New Latin, from Dothidea, type genus (from Greek dothiēn small abscess, boil) + -aceae

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“Dothideaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dothideaceae. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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