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  • noun botany The cupulate fruiting body borne upon the mycelium of certain fungi commonly parasitic upon specimina of the Compositae, Lamiaceae, Leguminosae, and Ranunculaceae families
  • noun mycology A member of the form genus Aecidium.

Etymologies

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From New Latin aecidium, the diminutive form of Ancient Greek αἰκία (aikia, "injury").

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