Albugo

noun

Al·​bu·​go
al-ˈbyü-(ˌ)gō
: a genus of fungi (the type of the family Albuginaceae) causing the white rusts

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Albugo was in 1821

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“Albugo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Albugo. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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