plural noun

: an order of fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) having a stroma that resembles a perithecium and is not noticeably flattened

Word History


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

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“Meliolales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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