plural noun
Exo·​ba·​sid·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌek(ˌ)sōbəˌsidēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Exobasidiaceae

: a family comprising fungi parasitic on higher plants and producing their hymenium as a thin coating on the surface of the host plant and without differentiation of a fruiting body — see exobasidium , exobasidiales

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History and Etymology for Exobasidiaceae

New Latin, from Exobasidium, type genus + -aceae

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