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  • n. A leucoma.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as leucoma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease of the eye, characterized by deep opacity of the cornea. Sometimes called leucoma.
  • n. [capitalized] In mycology, a genus of fungi erroneously called Cystopus (which see).

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

  • n. type genus of the Albuginaceae; fungi causing white rusts


From Latin albūgō, from albus ("white"). (Wiktionary)


  • Many of the alb-words are of course quite rare, or only in specialized* use, in English: albata ["white metal, German silver", SOED]; albugo ["=leucoma"; note Greek leukos, white]; albaspine ["whitethorn, hawthorn"]; and albite ["Min. ELVER AND ALBUM.

  • n. state of having wings; disposition of wings in insect. phr. - adj. belonging to bird family which includes the skylark; like or pertaining to skylark. albicant adj. - growing white. albication, n. albugo



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