Gnomonia

noun

Gno·​mo·​nia
nōˈmōnēə
: a genus (the type of the family Gnomoniaceae) of ascomycetous fungi having rostrate perithecia and hyaline 2-celled to 4-celled ascospores

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek gnōmōn carpenter's square + New Latin -ia; from the shape of the ostiole

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“Gnomonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gnomonia. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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