from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of parasitic fungi of the class Uredineæ; the rusts.
- n. A plant of this genus.
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- n. type genus of the Pucciniaceae; a large genus of parasitic fungi including many that are destructive to various economic plants
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