Clathraceae

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

Definition of Clathraceae

: 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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Other Words from Clathraceae

clathraceous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Clathraceae

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

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“Clathraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clathraceae. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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