plural noun
Ge·​o·​glos·​sa·​ce·​ae | \ ˌjē(ˌ)ōˌgläˈsāsēˌē \

Definition of Geoglossaceae

: a family (order Helotiales) of ascomycetous fungi having the hymenium covering the upper convex part of clavate or cap-shaped fruiting bodies

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History and Etymology for Geoglossaceae

New Latin, from Geoglossum, type genus + -aceae

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“Geoglossaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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