Meaning of TUBERACEAE in English

ˌt(y)übəˈrāsēˌē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Tuber, type genus + -aceae

: a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Tuberales) having ascocarps that resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple and bearing asci in a wholly enclosed hymenial layer — see truffle , tuber 2

• tu·ber·a·ceous | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|rāshəs adjective

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