from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peculiar red fungus, Clathrocystis roseopersicina, frequently found on salted codfish in midsummer where the temperature is high.
- n. A fungus, Saprolegnia ferax, which attacks living fishes, especially salmon, causing great destruction. It also occurs in aquariums.
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