Definitions for aeciumˈi si əm, ˈi ʃi-; ˈi si ə, ˈi ʃi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ae•ci•umˈi si əm, ˈi ʃi-; ˈi si ə, ˈi ʃi ə(n.)(pl.)ae•ci•a

  1. the fruiting body of rust fungi, which bears chainlike or stalked spores.

    Category: Fungi

Origin of aecium:

< NL < Gk aikíā assault, injury; see -ium2

ae′ci•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aecium(noun)

    fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores

Wiktionary

  1. aecium(Noun)

    A cuplike fruiting structure of some parasitic fungi (rusts) that contains chains of aeciospores.

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