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fungous

[ fuhng-guhs ]
/ ˈfʌŋ gəs /
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adjective

of, relating to, or caused by fungi; fungal.
of the nature of or resembling a fungus.

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Origin of fungous

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Latin fungōsus “fungous, spongy”; see fungus, -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for fungous

fungous
/ (ˈfʌŋɡəs) /

adjective

appearing suddenly and spreading quickly like a fungus, but not lasting
a less common word for fungal
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Medical definitions for fungous

fungous
[ fŭnggəs ]

adj.

Variant offungal
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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