-mycete


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-mycete

suff.
Fungus: basidiomycete.

[New Latin -mycētēs, from Greek mukēs, mukēt-, fungus.]
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-mycete

n combining form
(Botany) indicating a fungus: ascomycete.
[from New Latin -mycetes, from Greek mukētes, plural of mukēs fungus]
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-mycete

a combining form meaning “mushroom, fungus.”
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