plural noun

in some classifications
: a family of simple fungi (order Chytridiales) distinguished from others of the order by biflagellate zoospores

Word History


New Latin, from Woronina, genus of fungi (from Michael S. Woronin †1903 Russian mycologist) + -aceae

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“Woroninaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Woroninaceae. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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