Sordaria

noun
Sor·​dar·​ia | \ sȯ(r)ˈda(a)rēə \

Definition of Sordaria

: a genus of chiefly dung-inhabiting ascomycetous fungi (order Sphaeriales) having scattered hairy-necked perithecia with dark continuous ascospores

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History and Etymology for Sordaria

New Latin, from Latin sordes dirt, filth + New Latin -aria

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“Sordaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sordaria. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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