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6 entries found for fungus.
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Main Entry: fun·gus
Pronunciation: primarystressfschwaeng-gschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural fun·gi /primarystressfschwan-secondarystressjimacr, primarystressfschwaeng-secondarystressgimacr /; also fun·gus·es
1 : any of a kingdom of living things (as molds, rusts, mildews, smuts, and mushrooms) that lack chlorophyll, are parasitic or live on dead or decaying organic matter, and were formerly considered plants
2 : infection with a fungus
- fungus adjective

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