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- n. Any of the genus Ustilago of smut fungi parasitic on grasses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of parasitic fungi, the type of the order Ustilagineæ, causing, under the name of smut, some of the most destructive of the fungus-diseases of plants.
- n. [lowercase] Smut. See smut, 3.
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- n. type genus of the Ustilaginaceae; genus comprising the loose smuts
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)
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