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mycobiont

[mahy-koh-bahy-ont]
noun
  1. the fungal component of a lichen.
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Origin of mycobiont

First recorded in 1957; myco- + -biont
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British Dictionary definitions for mycobiont

mycobiont

noun
  1. botany the fungal constituent of a lichenCompare phycobiont
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