noun Phyl·lac·o·ra \fə̇ˈlakərə\

Definition of Phyllacora

  1. :  a genus of fungi (order Dothideales) that have the perithecia embedded in flattened black stromata and that include economically important parasites of grasses — see tar spot 2

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Origin and Etymology of phyllacora

New Latin, from phyll- + -acora (from Greek achōr dandruff, scurf)

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to cast off or become cast off

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