plural noun

: an order of imperfect fungi that have the conidia borne in acervuli which are either immersed or erumpent and that are parasites of higher plants see anthracnose, melanconiaceae

Word History


New Latin, from Melanconium + -ales

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“Melanconiales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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