Tuberaceae

plural noun Tu·ber·a·ce·ae \ˌt(y)übəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Tuberaceae

  1. :  a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Tuberales) having ascocarps that resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple and bearing asci in a wholly enclosed hymenial layer — see truffle, tuber 2

tuberaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of tuberaceae

New Latin, from Tuber, type genus + -aceae


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