Sphaeriaceae

plural noun
Sphaer·i·a·ce·ae | \ ˌsfirēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Sphaeriaceae 

: a family of parasitic fungi (order Sphaeriales) having globose and sometimes necked or beaked perithecia usually with ostioles

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Other words from Sphaeriaceae

sphaeriaceous \¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sphaeriaceae

New Latin, from Sphaeria, type genus (from sphaer- + -ia) + -aceae

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