plural noun
Wo·​ro·​ni·​na·​ce·​ae | \ wəˌrōnəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Woroninaceae

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

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History and Etymology for Woroninaceae

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 29 Nov. 2020.

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