Phallaceae

plural noun
Phal·​la·​ce·​ae | \ fəˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Phallaceae

: a family of fungi (order Phallales) comprising the true stinkhorns and distinguished from Clathraceae by having the gleba external to the tubular receptacle — see phallus

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Other Words from Phallaceae

phallaceous \ -​shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Phallaceae

New Latin, from Phallus type genus + -aceae

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“Phallaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phallaceae. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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