plural noun
Plec·​to·​my·​ce·​tes | \ ˌplektōˌmīˈsētēz \
variants: or less commonly Plectomycetae \ -​tē \

Definition of Plectomycetes

in some classifications
: a subclass of Ascomycetes coextensive with the order Plectascales

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Other Words from Plectomycetes

plectomycetous \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦sēdəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Plectomycetes

New Latin, from plect- + -mycetes or -mycetae (from Greek mykēt-, mykēs fungus, mushroom)

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“Plectomycetes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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