plural noun Clath·ra·ce·ae \klaˈthrāsēˌē\

Definition of Clathraceae

  1. :  a family of fleshy fungi (order Phallales) typified by the genus Clathrus and distinguished from the true stinkhorns (family Phallaceae) by having the spore-bearing region enclosed or between the arms of the latticed receptacle



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Origin and Etymology of clathraceae

New Latin, from Clathrus, type genus (from Latin Clathri lattice) + -aceae

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