Dothideaceae

plural noun Do·thid·e·ace·ae \(ˌ)dōˌthidēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Dothideaceae

  1. :  a family of saprophytic or parasitic fungi (order Dothideales) with a plurilocular stroma that is erumpent and superficial at maturity

dothideaceous

\(¦)dō¦thidēˈāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dothideaceae

New Latin, from Dothidea, type genus (from Greek dothiēn small abscess, boil) + -aceae


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