plural noun

: a small family of fungi (order Sphaeriales) with perithecia sunken in pulvinate stromata and one-celled to many-celled ascospores

Word History


New Latin, from Melogrammat-, Melogramma, type genus (from mela- + Greek grammat-, gramma letter) + -aceae

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“Melogrammataceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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