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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.


  1. pluteus

    Pluteus is a large genus of fungi under the family Pluteaceae, commonly known as shield mushrooms. These fungi are saprotrophic, meaning they feed on decaying organic matter, specifically wood. Cap shape, size, color, and the presence of a ring on the stem are characteristics that help in identifying different species within this genus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pluteusnoun

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

  2. 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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