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

Definition of Tuberaceae

: 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 sense 2

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Other Words from Tuberaceae

tuberaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Tuberaceae

New Latin, from Tuber, type genus + -aceae

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“Tuberaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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