from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Ascomycetes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of or pertaining to ascomycetes.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the ascomycetes

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  • adjective related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetes


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