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club fungus

club fun·gus
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb fuhng-guh s]
    • /klʌb ˈfʌŋ gəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb fuhng-guh s]
    • /klʌb ˈfʌŋ gəs/

Definitions of club fungus words

  • noun club fungus basidiomycete 3
  • noun club fungus any basidiomycete fungus belonging to the family Clavariaceae. 1
  • noun club fungus (mycology) The common name of any species of Basidiomycota characterized by branched, club-shaped sporophores (basidia). 0

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Origin of club fungus

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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Parts of speech for Club fungus

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club fungus popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% 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.

club fungus usage trend in Literature

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