from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as urocyst.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of ustilagineous fungi, containing several very destructive species, as U. Cepulæ, the smut of onions, U. pompholygodes on Ranunculaceæ, etc. See onion-smut.
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- n. a genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
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