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aecidium

ae·cid·i·um
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-sid-ee-uh m]
    • /iˈsɪd i əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-sid-ee-uh m]
    • /iˈsɪd i əm/

Definitions of aecidium word

  • noun aecidium an aecium 3
  • noun plural aecidium an aecium in which the spores are always formed in chains and enclosed in a cup-shaped peridium. 1
  • noun aecidium The cupulate fruiting body borne upon the mycelium of certain fungi commonly parasitic upon specimens of the Compositae, Lamiaceae, Leguminosae, and Ranunculaceae families. 1
  • noun aecidium (mycology) A member of the form genus Aecidium. 0

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Origin of aecidium

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1865-70; See origin at aecium, -idium

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Parts of speech for Aecidium

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aecidium popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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