fungous


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fun·gous

 (fŭng′gəs)
adj.
Variant of fungal.

[Middle English, tender (as mushrooms), from Latin fungōsus, spongy, from fungus, fungus; see fungus.]
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fungous

(ˈfʌŋɡəs)
adj
1. appearing suddenly and spreading quickly like a fungus, but not lasting
2. (Botany) a less common word for fungal
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fun•gous

(ˈfʌŋ gəs)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or caused by fungi; fungal.
2. of the nature of or resembling a fungus.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fungōsus fungous, spongy. See fungus, -ous]
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Adj.1.fungous - of or relating to fungi
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Translations

fungous

[ˈfʌŋgəs] ADJfungoso
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