Ophiobolus

noun
Ophi·​ob·​o·​lus | \ ˌäfēˈäbələs, ˌōf-\

Definition of Ophiobolus

: a genus of fungi (family Pleosporaceae) characterized by spindle-shaped several-septate ascospores — see take-all

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History and Etymology for Ophiobolus

New Latin, from ophi- + Greek -bolos throwing, casting, from ballein to throw

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