plural noun
Peri·​spo·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌperəˌspōrēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Perisporiaceae

1 in some classifications : a family of fungi placed in the order Perisporiales and characterized by dark-colored mycelium
2 in some classifications : a family coextensive with or including Erysiphaceae

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Other Words from Perisporiaceae

perisporiaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Perisporiaceae

New Latin, from Perisporium, type genus (from peri- + -sporium) + -aceae

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“Perisporiaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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