Excipulaceae

plural noun

Ex·​cip·​u·​la·​ce·​ae
(ˌ)ekˌsipyəˈlāsēˌē
: a family of imperfect fungi (order Sphaeropsidales) characterized by cup-shaped pycnidia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Excipula, type genus (from Latin excipulum receptacle, from excipere to catch, take out, receive) + -aceae

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“Excipulaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Excipulaceae. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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