plural noun
Hel·​vel·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌhelvəˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Helvellaceae

: a family of fungi (order Pezizales) that includes various important edible fungi (as the morals) — see helvella

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Other Words from Helvellaceae

helvellaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Helvellaceae

New Latin, from Helvella, type genus + -aceae

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“Helvellaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helvellaceae. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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