from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a fungus.
  • adj. Caused by a fungus.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a fungus or fungi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to fungi.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, pertaining to or characteristic of a fungus or fungi; consisting of the Fungi or fungous plants; as, fungal growth; Lindley's fungal alliance.
  • n. A fungus.

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  • adj. of or relating to fungi


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