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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“Sphaeriaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphaeriaceae. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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