noun \ˈtē-lē-əm\
plural te·lia \-lē-ə\

Definition of TELIUM

:  a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus
te·li·al \ˈtē-lē-əl\ adjective

Origin of TELIUM

New Latin, from Greek teleios complete
First Known Use: circa 1905


Next Word in the Dictionary: tell (verb)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Teliosporeae
All Words Near: telium

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up telium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More