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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