Gnomonia

noun Gno·mo·nia \nōˈmōnēə\

Definition of Gnomonia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Gnomoniaceae) of ascomycetous fungi having rostrate perithecia and hyaline 2-celled to 4-celled ascospores

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Origin and Etymology of gnomonia

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


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