noun Glom·er·el·la \ˌglämərelə\

Definition of Glomerella

  1. :  a genus of fungi closely related to Gnomonia and characterized by one-celled hyaline ascospores in rostrate perithecia borne in or on a stroma — see bitter rot, cotton anthracnose

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Origin and Etymology of glomerella

New Latin, from Latin glomer-, glomus ball + New Latin -ella

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