Definition of Pezizoid

1. a. Resembling a fungus of the genus Peziza; having a cuplike form.



Definition of Pezizoid

1. Adjective. (botany) Resembling a fungus of the genus ''Peziza''; having a cuplike form. ¹

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Definition of Pezizoid

1. resembling fungi of the Peziza genus [adj]

Medical Definition of Pezizoid

1. Resembling a fungus of the genus Peziza; having a cuplike form. Origin: Peziza. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pezizoid

peyotists
peyotl
peyotls
peyse
peysed
peyses
peysing
peytral
peytrals
peytrel
peytrels
pezant
pezants
peziza
pezizas
pezizoid (current term)
pezzottaite
pezzottaites
pf.
pfaff
pfaffed
pfaffing
pfaffs
pfannkuchen
pfaugh
pfeffernuss
pfeffernusse
pfennig
pfennige
pfennigs

Literary usage of Pezizoid

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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"depressed, or pezizoid in age. This statement rests on a curious misconception. On looking at a leaf on which there are mature examples of U. aceris we ..."

2. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"Perithecia large, becoming pezizoid, 135 to 240^ in diameter, usually about 200^; asci seven to thirty-eight, usually about twenty, 75 to 110^ long, ..."

3. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1895)
"... from the pezizoid or cup-shaped type. In Helvetia there is the closest agreement with the cup-shaped form, although in some species we find the under ..."

4. The Vegetable World: Being a History of Plants, with Their Botanical by Louis Figuier (1869)
"... forming the coralline whorl, PETIOLATE, having a stalk or petiole. PETIOLE, a leaf-stalk; Petto/ufa, the stalk of a leaflet in a compound leaf. pezizoid ..."

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