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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of slime-molds which have sessile sporangia containing brownish or reddish spores and no capillitium. Nine species have been described.


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  • In Poland, licea (sg liceum) never disappeared during the communist period, but gimnazja (sg gimnazjum) did but have been recently reinstalled. LITSEI/GIMNAZIYA.


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