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fungus

fun·gus

fungus

 
pronunciation:
fuhng gs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fungi, funguses
definition: a kind of living thing that is similar to a plant but that cannot make its own food. Some kinds of fungus are mushrooms and mold2.
 
derivations: fungal (adj.), funguslike (adj.)
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affects the growth of funguses
broader categories that include fungus
process involving funguses
produced by funguses
some activities of funguses
some descriptions of funguses
some diseases involving funguses
some kinds of funguses
some parts of funguses
some places for funguses
some things made with funguses
things that eat funguses