Meliolales

plural noun

Meli·​o·​la·​les
ˌmelēəˈlā(ˌ)lēz,
mə̇ˌlīə-
: an order of fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) having a stroma that resembles a perithecium and is not noticeably flattened

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Meliola genus of fungi (from Greek mēlon apple + New Latin -i- + Latin -ola, diminutive suffix) + -ales

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

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