[ sir-uh s ]
/ ˈsɪr əs /
noun, plural cir·rhi [sir-ahy] /ˈsɪr aɪ/. Mycology.
a mucus-bound ribbonlike mass of spores that is exuded from a fungus.
Origin of cirrhus
< New Latin, a pseudo-Greek form of Latin cirrus cirrus
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Examples from the Web for cirrhus
Ark is also the name of a mare's-tail cloud, or cirrhus, when it forms a streak across the sky.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth