Albugo

noun
Al·​bu·​go | \ al-ˈbyü-(ˌ)gō \

Definition of Albugo

: a genus of fungi (the type of the family Albuginaceae) causing the white rusts

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First Known Use of Albugo

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albugo

New Latin, from Latin, white spot, from albus white

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“Albugo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Albugo. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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