Pyrenomycetes

plural noun
Py·​re·​no·​my·​ce·​tes

Definition of Pyrenomycetes

in some classifications
: a subclass of fungi (class Ascomycetes) including those that produce a typical perithecium and comprising the orders Sphaeriales, Perisporiales, Hypocreales, and Dothideales

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Other Words from Pyrenomycetes

pyrenomycetous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦⸗¦sētəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pyrenomycetes

New Latin, from pyren- + -mycetes

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“Pyrenomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pyrenomycetes. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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