from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany: One of the pits in a receptacle after the removal of the flowers, especially in the heads of composite plants.
- n. A pore in a fungus, as Polyporus.
- n. The depressed perithecium in certain fungi.
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n. - instrument measuring altitude and azimuth of heavenly bodies. adj. - causing change; Medicine, changing gradually to healthy state; n. drug or other treatment changing nutritional processes. alveola