Definitions

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  • noun A binucleate spore of a rust fungus, formed in a chainlike series in an aecium.

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  • noun botany A binucleate spore of a rust fungus, formed in a chainlike series in an aecium.

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  • noun spore of a rust fungus formed in an aecium

Etymologies

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[aeci(um) + spore.]

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aecium +‎ spore

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  • Fungal spore (of the rusts) that forms in an aecium. So they are aecious in nature, I guess. (aeiou)

    October 2, 2009