Laboulbeniaceae

plural noun
La·​boul·​be·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laboulbeniaceae. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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