plural noun

Definition of Laboulbeniaceae

: a family of minute fungi (order Laboulbeniales) living as parasites upon insects and having a thallus consisting of only a few cells and a spermatial type of sexual reproduction resembling that of the red algae

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Other Words from Laboulbeniaceae

laboulbeniaceous \ ⸗¦⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs , ¦⸗ˌ⸗¦⸗⸗-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Laboulbeniaceae

New Latin, from Laboulbenia, type genus + -aceae

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“Laboulbeniaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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