Definitions for FUNGIˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fun•giˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ(n.)
Ref: a pl. of fungus .
Fun•gi*ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ(n.)
a taxonomic kingdom, or in some classification schemes a division of the kingdom Plantae, comprising all the fungus groups and sometimes also the slime molds.
Category: Biology, Fungi
Ref: Also called Mycota.
* (used with a pl. v.).
Origin of Fungi:
< NL; see fungus
Ref: a combining form representing fungus
Fungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdom(noun)
the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
Fungi is the name given to the local musical form of the British Virgin Islands. It is also the native music of the U.S. Virgin Islands, where it is known as quelbe. Fungi music is an expression of Virgin Islands culture as it shows the islands' African and European influences in a unique sound. The name fungi comes from a local dish of the same name. It is a cornmeal-based food which is made with different ingredients including okra, onions, and green peppers, and is sometimes served plain. This "cook-up" which is a savoury fusion of different flavors creates something new. Similarly, Fungi music is a blend of many different instruments and styles. A fungi band is based on the fusion of a wide range of instruments, many of which are homemade. The beat of the double bass is usually the base for a colourful mix of sounds and instruments.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
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