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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pluteus, genus Pluteus, roof mushroomnoun

    a large genus of fungi belonging to the family Pluteaceae; the shape of the cap resembles a roof; often abundant early in the summer


  1. pluteusnoun

    A low screen between columns, especially one that surrounds the choir of a church

  2. pluteusnoun

    The free-swimming larvae of echinoderms.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pluteusnoun

    the free-swimming larva of sea urchins and ophiurans, having several long stiff processes inclosing calcareous rods

    Etymology: [L., a shed.]


  1. Pluteus

    Pluteus is a large genus of fungi with over 300 species. They are wood rotting saprobes with pink spore prints and gills that are free from the stem. Pluteus means shed or penthouse.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pluteus

    A kind of wicker helmet covered with raw ox-hide, worn by the ancient Greeks when engaged in sapping walls. Others were made of hurdles, covered in the same way, running upon three wheels, and affording cover to 7 or 8 miners.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pluteus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pluteus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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