-mycetes


a combining form meaning “mushrooms, fungi,” used in the formation of taxonomic names of fungi, especially classes: Myxomycetes.

Nearby words

  1. -morphous,
  2. -most,
  3. -motive,
  4. -motored,
  5. -mycete,
  6. -mycin,
  7. -n,
  8. -n't,
  9. -nap,
  10. -nastic

Origin of -mycetes

< New Latin < Greek mykétes, plural of mýkēs mushroom + -ism

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