from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as urocyst.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of ustilagineous fungi, containing several very destructive species, as U. Cepul√¶, the smut of onions, U. pompholygodes on Ranunculace√¶, etc. See onion-smut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae


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