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

  • n. A reddish spore that is produced in the uredinium of a rust fungus and that spreads to and infects other host plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The thin-walled summer spore which is produced during the so-called Uredo stage of certain rusts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The thin-walled summer spore which is produced during the so-called Uredo stage of certain rusts. See (in the Supplement) uredinales, heterœcious, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, in Uredineæ, the peculiar spore produced during the uredoform stage of the fungus.

Etymologies

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

ured(inium) + spore.

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