plural noun
Sphae·​rop·​si·​da·​ce·​ae | \ sfə̇ˌräpsəˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Sphaeropsidaceae

: a very large family of imperfect fungi (order Sphaeropsidales) that include various important plant pathogens and are characterized by globose to spheroidal pycnidia with dark leathery or carbonaceous walls

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Other Words from Sphaeropsidaceae

sphaeropsidaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sphaeropsidaceae

New Latin, from Sphaeropsid-, Sphaeropsis, type genus + -aceae

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

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