plural noun

: a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) distinguished by the elongated laterally compressed opening of the perithecium

Word History


New Latin, from Lophiostomat-, Lophiostoma, type genus (from lophi- + -stomat-, -stoma -stoma) + -aceae

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“Lophiostomataceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lophiostomataceae. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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