noun Fu·li·go \fyüˈlī(ˌ)gō, füˈlē(-\

Definition of Fuligo

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of large slime molds with the sporangia gathered in an aethalium and the plasmodium commonly bright yellow

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Origin and Etymology of fuligo

New Latin, from Latin, soot

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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