plural noun
Ol·​pid·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ älˌpidēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Olpidiaceae

: a family of fungi (order Chytridiales) in which each thallus develops into a single sporangium

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History and Etymology for Olpidiaceae

New Latin, from Olpidium, type genus + -aceae

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“Olpidiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Olpidiaceae. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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