Sphaeriaceae

plural noun Sphaer·i·a·ce·ae \ˌsfirēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Sphaeriaceae

  1. :  a family of parasitic fungi (order Sphaeriales) having globose and sometimes necked or beaked perithecia usually with ostioles

sphaeriaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sphaeriaceae

New Latin, from Sphaeria, type genus (from sphaer- + -ia) + -aceae


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