plural noun
Siro·ba·sid·i·a·ce·ae | \¦si(ˌ)rōbəˌsidēˈāsēˌē, ¦sī(-\

Definition of Sirobasidiaceae 

: a family of jelly fungi (order Tremellales) with the basidia borne in chains

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History and Etymology for Sirobasidiaceae

New Latin, from Sirobasidium, type genus (from Greek seira cord, rope + New Latin basidium) + -aceae

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