Sphaerococcaceae

plural noun
Sphaero·coc·ca·ce·ae

Definition of Sphaerococcaceae 

: a family of red algae (order Rhodymeniales) having a much branched thallus with the cystocarps enclosed in semiglobular swellings of the peripheral tissues — see gracilaria

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Other Words from Sphaerococcaceae

sphaerococcaceous \¦⸗(ˌ)⸗¦⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sphaerococcaceae

New Latin, from Sphaerococcus, type genus (from sphaer- + -coccus) + -aceae

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