Definition of Volva

1. Noun. Cuplike structure around the base of the stalk of certain fungi.

Group relationships: Fungus
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure

Definition of Volva

1. n. A saclike envelope of certain fungi, which bursts open as the plant develops.

2. n. A saclike envelope of certain fungi, which bursts open as the plant develops.

Definition of Volva

1. Noun. a cup-shaped mass at the base of various fungi ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of völva) ¹

3. Noun. in Old Norse society, a female practitioner of magic divination and prophecy ¹

4. Noun. (context: by extension) any prophetess, sooth-sayer, or witch ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Volva

1. a membranous sac that encloses certain immature mushrooms [n -S] : VOLVATE [adj]

Medical Definition of Volva

1. A saclike envelope of certain fungi, which bursts open as the plant develops. Origin: L. Volva, vulva, covering. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Volva

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volvuli

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