fungi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fun'jī, fung'gī), [key]
— n.
  1. a pl. of


Pronunciation: (fun'jī, fung'gī), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.) Biol.
  1. 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. Also called


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form representingin compound words: fungicide.
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