plural noun Pro·to·gas·ter·a·ce·ae \ˌprōt(ˌ)ōˌgastəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Protogasteraceae

  1. :  a family of homobasidiomycetous fungi (order Hymenogastrales) characterized by having only one glebal cavity in each basidiocarp

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Origin and Etymology of protogasteraceae

New Latin, from Protogaster, type genus (from prot- + -gaster) + -aceae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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