Melanconiaceae

plural noun

Mel·​an·​co·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae
ˌmelənˌkōnēˈāsēˌē
: a family of fungi coextensive with the order Melanconiales see coryneum , gloeosporium
melanconiaceous
¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Melanconium, type genus (from melan- + -conium, from konis, konia dust) + -aceae

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“Melanconiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Melanconiaceae. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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