Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Peziza of saprophytic fungi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of fungi embracing a great number of species, some of which are remarkable for their regular cuplike form and deep colors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large, widely distributed genus of discomycetous fungi, giving name to the order Pezizæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A fungus of this genus.

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

  • n. type genus of the Pezizaceae: a variety of cup fungus

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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