Definition of Guignardia
: a genus of fungi (family Sphaeriaceae) having single-celled or unequally 2-celled spindle-shaped hyaline ascospores — see black rot
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of guignardia
New Latin, from Léon Guignard †1928 French botanist + New Latin -ia
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Guignardia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).