noun, plural plu·te·i [ploo-tee-ahy] /ˈplu tiˌaɪ/, plu·te·us·es.
Origin of pluteus
Related formsplu·te·al, plu·te·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for pluteus
You cannot get anything in the market that will make a better fry than Pluteus cervinus; fried in butter, it is simply delicious.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The recorded species of Pluteus have their habitat on tree stumps, sawdust, or upon fallen timber.
The chief difference between the two Pluteus forms concerns the development of the lateral arms.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Driesch has found that a tropism underlies the arrangement of the skeleton in the pluteus larvae of the sea-urchin.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
The smallest fragment which is capable of reaching the pluteus stage possesses the mass of about one-eighth of the whole egg.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb