Origin of fungous
Examples from the Web for fungous
Historical Examples of fungous
The only fungous disease of the grape troublesome in the greenhouse is mildew.Manual of American Grape-Growing
U. P. Hedrick
Bluish light flooded the chamber, dazzling after the fungous dimness.When the Sleepers Woke
Arthur Leo Zagat
This scab is caused by a fungous growth on the surface of the potato.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
No fungous or other parasite can be detected in the earliest stages.
Round, black spots form on the leaves when attacked by the fungous.
- appearing suddenly and spreading quickly like a fungus, but not lasting
- a less common word for fungal
Word Origin and History for fungous
"spongy," early 15c., from Latin fungosus, from fungus (see fungus).
- Variant offungal