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

  • n. A pustulelike sorus formed on the tissue of a plant infected by a rust fungus and producing teliospores.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sorus, in the form of a pustule, in the tissue of plants infected with the fungus rust

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given by Arthur to the teleutosorus of uredineal fungi.


New Latin, from Greek teleios, complete; see teleology.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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