plural noun Pez·i·za·ce·ae \ˌpezəˈzāsēˌē\

Definition of Pezizaceae

  1. :  a large and widely distributed family of fungi (order Pezizales) comprising many typical cup fungi — see peziza

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Origin and Etymology of pezizaceae

New Latin, from Peziza, type genus + -aceae

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