noun scle·ro·tin·ia

Definition of sclerotinia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of ascomycetous fungi (order Helotiales) having apothecia that arise from a sclerotium and including various destructive plant pathogens — see brown rot

  2. 2 plural -s :  any fungus of the genus Sclerotinia sclerotinia rots



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Origin and Etymology of sclerotinia

New Latin, from sclerotin- (irregular from sclerotium) + -ia

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