Zythia

noun Zyth·ia \ˈzithēə\

Definition of Zythia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Zythiaceae) of imperfect fungi characterized by white or bright-colored fleshy or waxy pycnidia and hyaline nonseptate spores

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Origin and Etymology of zythia

New Latin, from Greek zythos beer, ale (perhaps akin to Greek zymē leaven) + New Latin -ia


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